Open Record: Open Meetings 101

Throughout September, we are revisiting some of our favorite podcast episodes from the past three years. This week: government secrecy and closed door conversations. You'll hear why the people you elected to represent you may be having secret conversations you can't hear and cutting deals you can't see. A recent FOX6 investigation uncovered the Wauwatosa School Board discussed public records in private. Why is that a big deal? In today's episode of Open Record, the FOX6 Investigators explain what you should expect from your government's public meetings. Bryan Polcyn and Amanda St. Hilaire walk listeners through a crash course in Open Meetings 101. Amanda breaks down a recent investigation involving the Wauwatosa School Board. Attorney Tom Kamenick, founder of Wisconsin Transparency Project, joins the episode. He's with a law firm dedicated to enforcing the state's open records and open meetings laws and explains how public meetings should go and what you should expect from your government.

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