Archives: October 2017


Oct 06 2017

Public Records Complaints Now Quicker and Cheaper Thanks to Senate Bill 321

It happens all too often. A request is made for a public record. Instead of complying with the request, the public agency delays or refuses to supply the record. Until recently, the person making such a request had no recourse except to hire a lawyer and file a lawsuit in court. In response to Senate […]

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Oct 05 2017

Firefighter Cancer Registry Act Aims to Provide More Effective Cancer Research and Support for Firefighters

On September 12, 2017, the House unanimously approved the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act (H.R. 931). The bill, introduced by Representatives Chris Collins (R-NY) and Bill Pascrell (D-NJ), is intended to create a specialized national registry to provide researchers and epidemiologists with the tools and resources they need to improve research activities related to monitoring cancer […]

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