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Sunday, March 21, 2010

A Portrait of FOI Citizen Warrior Ned Sloan

The Greenville News profiled Edward "Ned" Sloan, a "tenacious" FOI advocate who has sued various governmental entities so often he hasn't kept track.

Sloan also founded the South Carolina Public Interest Foundation to sue governmental entities and to assist with public interest lawsuits brought by others outside of Greenville, South Carolina.

Sloan said his lawsuits often start with a FOIA request for documents regarding public spending.

For more about this citizen warrior, click here.

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