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Sunshine Week 2019

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Stories Made Possible by Public Records

Below are a few examples of Oregon news stories made possible by public records requests. Public records requests are an essential part of government accountability and meaningful democracy.

March 11, 2019 Press Release >

Public Records Advocate’s Testimony on Public Records Bills

On March 13, 2019, the Advocate presented testimony in favor of two public records-related bills proposed by the Public Records Advisory Council.

Testimony on HB 2430

Testimony on HB 2431

Watch testimony at House Committee >

2019 Public Records Honorees

We partnered with Governor Kate Brown to honor Oregon government employees who went above and beyond to provide timely public records processing or to improve public records policies and processes within their organizations.

Announcement of 2019 Honorees

Letters to 2019 Honorees

Ginger McCall stands with Allyson Quiring who is holding her letter from Governor Brown.Ginger McCall, Public Records Advocate, presents a letter of recognition for outstanding service on a public records matter from Governor Kate Brown to DHS employee Allyson Quiring.


Todd Albert stands with Matt Brown who is holding his letter from Governor Brown.Todd Albert, Deputy Public Records Advocate, presents a letter of recognition for outstanding service on a public records matter from Governor Kate Brown to Secretary of State employee Matt Brown.

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