Is transparency of open records legislation too taxing for R.I. officials?

THE EFFORT to strengthen Rhode Island's Access to Public Records has faced pushback from members of Gov. Daniel J. McKee's Cabinet. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

An effort afoot to strengthen the state’s 45-year-old Access to Public Records Act has rekindled public debate over what the citizenry has a “right to know” regarding how it is governed. The spotlight has been put on the law recently in the wake of ethics complaints against two McKee administration officials and the fallout over

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