Welcome to the 2023 FOIA and OMA Transparency Reporter, provided by Klein, Thorpe, and Jenkins, Ltd.

The area of the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) and the Open Meetings Act (“OMA”) saw many legislative changes, judicial interpretations, and Public Access Counselor opinions. This Reporter summarizes the 2023 Public Acts, case law, and Public Access Counselor opinions related to FOIA and OMA.

As you read, watch for the pivotal turning point where the analysis found a violation did or did not occur. This will go far in understanding how FOIA and OMA are interpreted and will aid you in your public role.

Transparency Reporter

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