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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.


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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