How is your government spending tax money?
How much information does it collect on you?
What are your rights as a citizen to access government data?On July 16, 2015, Saint Paul-based non-profit Public Record Media (PRM) will host a Freedom of Information (FOI) workshop at the Maplewood Library in Maplewood, Minnesota. The event will run from 6:30pm-8:00pm.
The workshop will explore how members of the public can use FOI laws (both Minnesota and federal) to obtain government records of interest to them. The presentation will feature comments by Rich Neumeister, a long-time record requester and open government advocate. An introduction will be given by members of the PRM board. The event is free to the public. Participants are encouraged to bring ideas for their own public record requests.