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How to Navigate the Open Records and Open Meetings Laws

October 17, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

Government activities should be open to the public. It’s a fundamental American right. But it isn’t always honored by public officials. You can fight for your right to information – and Society of Professional Journalists, Louisville Pro Chapter, is ready to show you how.

Learn more about open records and meetings at a free program presented by Society of Professional Journalists, Louisville Pro chapter, on Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. at Bon Air branch of Louisville Free Public Library, 2816 Del Rio Place, Louisville.

Amye Bensenhaver, recently retired from the Kentucky Attorney General’s office, will describe the mechanics of the law, the challenges requesters currently face in negotiating the law, and challenges on the horizon. Amye will review what types of records and meetings are open to the public, and the type of obstacles you might encounter in getting public information.

Amye will speak about problems members of the media may face, but also about how everyday public citizens can find and get information that they need to serve as watchdogs over government entities. She will take questions from the audience.

The event is free and open to the public. It sponsored by SPJ, Louisville Pro Chapter.

If you have questions about the event, e-mail Robyn Davis Sekula at robynds@live.com or call (502) 608-6125.

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Details

Date:
October 17, 2016
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Robyn Davis Sekula
Phone:
(502) 608-6125
Email:
robynds@live.com

Venue

Louisville Free Public Library – Bon Air branch
2816 Del Rio Place
Louisville, KY 40220 United States
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