“Your Right to Know,”‘ examining citizen access to state and local public records, appears as a series of articles in Section D today. It is not available online.
The Peninsula Daily News was one of 25 newspapers throughout the state that worked together to find out whether citizens can get information they need from governments at all levels. The goal was to determine whether the average citizen-taxpayer can review public documents with relative ease.
Unfortunately, the study found, some government agencies illegally block your broad right to see and copy documents.