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Excellent concise user-friendly guide clearly based on experience and expertise, will simplify and guide you through your FOIA request.  Nov 15, 2012, 9:19 AM Randall Wilson
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Recommendations of State Records Commission for the retention and destruction of records.   40k v. 3 Aug 8, 2011, 2:43 PM Randall Wilson
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Legal outline of Iowa's Open Meetings law published by the Iowa Attorney General.  Jul 11, 2011, 2:20 PM Randall Wilson
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Published by the Iowa Freedom of Information Council. View the online version on the Council's website.    Aug 8, 2011, 2:43 PM Randall Wilson
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Author: Mary Gannon, Attorney for Iowa Association of School Boards. Discusses basic concepts, issues and practices. (4 pages)  May 16, 2012, 12:17 PM Randall Wilson
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A 17-page brochure providing basic explanations of Iowa Open Records Laws and practices. Published by the Iowa League of Cities.   Aug 8, 2011, 2:44 PM Randall Wilson
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Comprehensive legal outline of the law surrounding Iowa's Open Records Law, published by the Iowa Attorney General's Office.   May 16, 2012, 12:17 PM Randall Wilson
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SF289 Open Meetings and Open Records reform passed by the Iowa General Assembly in 2011.   452k v. 2 Aug 8, 2011, 2:44 PM Randall Wilson
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2012 Legislation creating an Iowa Public Information Board to assist citizens and resolve disputes over open records and open meetings.  4020k v. 2 May 16, 2012, 12:24 PM Randall Wilson
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