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AG: Mandan commission’s closed meeting legal

August 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says the Mandan City Commission did not break the law when it met behind closed doors to discuss purchasing some property. Continue Reading

Von Pinnon: Open records laws should also apply to lawmakers

July 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

When a North Dakota legislator wants to dig into a year’s worth of written correspondence of a university president, he files an open records request, obliging the president to turn over what he has. Continue Reading

Another illegal meeting for state higher ed board?

June 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The State Board of Higher Education could again be in hot water for potentially violating the state’s open meeting laws, this time for meetings between three board members and the 11 college and university presidents on Wednesday. Continue Reading

Closed open meetings: AG calls higher ed’s violations of meeting laws ‘pervasive’

May 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The State Board of Higher Education’s violations of open meeting laws are “pervasive,” and board members must complete training to avoid future problems with the law, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said. Continue Reading

AG: City broke 1 law, not the other

May 26, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

The city of Dickinson violated one open records law and not another, according to an attorney general’s decision released Thursday. Continue Reading