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Pamphlet: The ABCs of Open Government Laws


This handy pamphlet provides a plain-language explanation of what decision-makers need to know about California’s transparency laws (the Brown Act and the Public Records Act).

Download the electronic copy at right.


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Thank Yous On the ABCs of Open Government

The Institute is very grateful to Richards, Watson & Gershon, LLP, whose financial support of the Institute in 2010 made this pamphlet possible.

The Institute would like to thank the City Attorney’s Brown Act Committee:

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