Arizona's Republican Lawmakers Don't Want You to Know What They're Doing
Writing in The Arizona Republic, David J. Bodney took a look at recent challenges to government transparency in Arizona.
"The narrow Republican majority in control of today’s Legislature doesn’t think the principles of open government that apply to all public bodies in Arizona should apply to the House and Senate," Mr. Bodney wrote. "They’ve taken steps in recent months to block the public’s ability to monitor their activities by exempting themselves from laws that provide meaningful access to the meetings and records of all public bodies in this state."
Mr. Bodney, who represents The Arizona Republic and its parent company, founded Ballard Spahr's Media and Entertainment Law Group.
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