Tim Smith Comments on Jobsohio's Exemption From State Laws for Oversight and Transparency | Kent State University

Tim Smith Comments on Jobsohio's Exemption From State Laws for Oversight and Transparency

You cannot just declare that certain agencies are exempt.

"If Kasich is creating a nonprofit agency to do what the public Department of Development did, then chances are it would fall within the reach of Ohio's open records law in terms of record-keeping and meetings," Smith said. "The governor's best wishes to the contrary, you cannot just declare that certain agencies are exempt no matter how much you'd like it to be."

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POSTED: Wednesday, January 26, 2011 - 3:33pm
UPDATED: Monday, December 8, 2014 - 9:30am
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