According to its Web site, the goal of the Citizen Access Project is "to allow citizens and public officials to better understand public access to local government information in all 50 states. The project uses legal research to examine the individual statutory provisions controlling open meetings and open records in the 50 states, regardless of where the provisions are found in a state's statutory compilations. In addition, the project evaluates relevant state appellate court decisions and constitutional provisions". States are rated according to the degree of openness and access they provide.
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