Sunshine Law

Members of the Ferguson Police Department wear body cameras during a rally August 30, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

UPDATE: St. Louis County Police Chief on Body Cameras

Belmar says as the department began looking at its options, the Sunshine Law and Freedom of Information Act hit him right between the eyes.


Ed Mueth, former Director of Executive Administration, St. Louis County Health Department

ACLU Files Suit For Release of Mueth Embezzlement Documents

Mueth was the county health department official who committed suicide amid suspicions he stole millions from county taxpayers.


Jefferson City 4, Gettyy Images, Dennis McDonald

Missouri Lawmakers Endorse Sunshine Law Measures

The Senate and House each gave first-round approval Tuesday to their versions of a bill to renew security exemptions that expired at the end of 2012.


Mo Capitol

Mo. Measure Seeks To Strengthen Open Records Law

Sen. Kurt Schaefer, the bill’s sponsor, says the changes would update and strengthen the so-called Sunshine Law.


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Nixon Seeks to Keep Mo. Security Records Closed

The exemptions protecting such information from disclosure expired at the end of 2012.


Rams 1, Getty Images, photo by Michael Zagaris

Rams-CVC Proposal Kept Under Wraps

“Certain confidentiality is afforded to the elected leadership in order that they can conduct business in an appropriate and business like setting.”



CVC Fights Sunshine Law Request Over Dome Lease Negotiations

Once the lease amendment is be finalized, CVC attorney says everything would be made public.


MO Capitol

Missouri Lawmakers Seek Records From Judicial Panel

The judicial panel was given the responsibility of drawing new legislative districts after two bipartisan citizen commissions deadlocked.


Jefferson City, MO

Missouri Lawmaker Wants More Teeth in Sunshine Law

Senator Jason Crowell wants to require new districts for the state Legislature to be developed during open meetings.