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Thursday, February 18, 2010

Effort to Revise West Virginia's Public Records Law Underway

West Virginia state lawmakers introduced legislation that would apply the Freedom of Information Act to any record prepared or received by a public office or official if its content or context relates to the public's business.

The effort to revise the state's public records law comes after the state Supreme Court blocked the release of a justice's e-mails with a coal company executive.

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