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Freedom of Information Law Report 2017

Date: May 17, 2017
Author(s): Buffalo Niagara Coalition for Open Government
Topic(s): Government: General
Type: Report

The Buffalo Niagara Coalition for Open Government evaluated the response of a Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request to sixteen municipalities in Erie and Niagara County.

The Buffalo Niagara Coalition for Open Government is a nonpartisan charitable organization comprised of journalists, activists, attorneys, educators, news media organizations, and other concerned citizens who value open government and freedom of information.

Through education and civic engagement, the Buffalo Niagara Coalition for Open Government advocates for open, transparent government and defends citizens’ right to access information from public institutions at the city, county, and state levels.