Sunday, August 5, 2012

AG's open meeting, records seminars start Sept. 27

Officials from the Oklahoma Attorney General's Office will answer questions about the state's Open Records and Meeting laws during a series of workshops this fall and winter.
The workshops are free and open to the public. Registration is not required.
Each will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The first is Sept. 27 in Lawton at the Great Plains Technology Center (Seminar Room 301, Building 300, Worley Seminar Center, 24500 W. Lee Blvd.).
The workshops are sponsored by Attorney General Scott Pruitt, the Oklahoma Press Association and Oklahoma Newspaper Foundation.
For more information, contact Lisa Potts at OPA, (405) 499-0040, toll-free in Oklahoma at 1-888-815-2672 or
The rest of the seminars are scheduled for: The workshops will be conducted by First Assistant Attorney General Rob Hudson and Communications Director Diane Clay.
They will explain the statutory requirements regarding access to public records and the conduct of public meetings, as well as answer FOI-related questions.
Attorneys, technology center board members, and school board members and superintendents can earn three continuing education credits from the Oklahoma Bar Association, Department of Career and Technology Education, and Department of Education, respectively.

Joey Senat, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
OSU School of Media & Strategic Communications

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