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Oppel, an editor for the Charlotte Observer, discusses the North Carolina Press Association's request for changes in the public meetings and open records laws of North Carolina.
The General Assembly, through Chapter 388 of the 1995 Session Laws (SB 426), sought to answer questions on accessing and copying public records, which previous legislation did not satisfactorily answer.
A coalition of six media outlets and two non-profits has sued McCrory and the heads of eight state agencies for violating North Carolina's Public Records Act. Those being sued have refused to honor requests for public documents concerning where taxpayers money goes in government.
In North Carolina the public has the right to see almost any government record because of a broadly worded \"public record\" law, which gives rise to recurring problems.