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Sunday, September 14, 2008

E-mail saga involving Missouri governor continues

Gov. Matt Blunt has made another attempt to dismiss a lawsuit, stemming from allegations that his office violated the Missouri Sunshine Law by deleting e-mails.
Attorneys representing Gov. Matt Blunt and Missouri's top computer officer are seeking dismissal of a lawsuit over access to the governor's office e-mails.

Blunt and information officer Dan Ross filed motions this week in Cole County Circuit Court claiming the lawsuit fails to make clear, specific allegations and fails to support its assertions. Judge Richard Callahan scheduled a hearing on the dismissal motions for Sept. 24.

Ross' attorney contends that the state information officer is not the custodian of any public record and therefore should not be named in a lawsuit seeking access to documents.
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