After years of refusing to provide an accounting of city workers’ names and salaries, Taft fully complied with our request just a day after our lawsuit was filed.
Unfortunately, two more lawsuits were filed last week against non-compliant agencies: The Fresno Council of Governments and the City of Hanford.
I suppose when you are requesting data from over 2,500 unique agencies there are going to be a few that play hardball!
You can learn more about those cases by checking out the media coverage below:
- Hanford being sued for allegedly violating Public Records Act (Julissa Zavala / Hanford Sentinel)
- Fresno Public Agency Won’t Release Employees’ Names With Salaries. Now a Watchdog Sues (Lewis Griswold / Fresno Bee)