Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Public Outpouring: Emails, letters urge board reversal on records access

 In In the News, Open Government

WILL Deputy Counsel and Litigation Manager Tom Kamenick quoted extensively in the Journal-Sentinel:

And a conservative group called the change an “invitation to abuse.”

“Allowing government officials to subjectively determine whether a particular government record can be destroyed is an invitation to abuse,” wrote Thomas Kamenick, deputy counsel for the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty. “There is no meaningful oversight of the destruction of records, and no enforcement mechanism like there is for the open records law…Giving officials such discretion robs the sovereign people of their right to oversee government action.”

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