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The public is being kept out of government meetings, denied responses to record requests, and prevented from learning important facts about COVID-19 response.
“I have a love-hate relationship with FOIA.”
“When you work in government, the people are your boss. And the boss has a right to see your work.”
“There’s all this information sitting out there that everyone has access to, but nobody has any idea that it’s even there. That’s the basis of the project.”
Data obtained through a FOIA request, for instance, gave a Colorado Springs Gazette reporter the “confidence to do something bigger.” The end result: a Pulitzer Prize-winning series.