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Will CA Gov. Brown Veto Budget Bill with Rider Gutting FOI Law?

[SEE UPDATE: Cal Assembly Walks Back CPRA Attack.] The last-minute sneak attack on open government was crafted and pushed through by Brown's own party. Local governments would be legally able to ignore the major requirements of the Public Records Law which force them to respond to freedom-of-information requests and justify any denial of requests.

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"Klamath Tribes and Feds Exercise Water Rights"

"GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- Tens of thousands of acres in Oregon's drought-stricken Klamath Basin will have to go without irrigation water this summer after the Klamath Tribes and the federal government exercised newly confirmed powers that put the tribes in the driver's seat over water use — a move ranchers fear will be economically disastrous."

Source: AP, 06/11/2013
October 26, 2017 to October 30, 2017

World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ 2017)

WCSJ2017 in San Francisco will build global capacity for science communication and provide an opportunity for journalists to explore cutting-edge science as well as crucial issues at the interface of science and society. Travel fellowships are available for professional and student attendees from the U.S. and abroad; Mar 15 deadline.

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