Public Records

12
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces “Sunshine Audit” Initiative

Long, expensive legal battles can be prevented through the new “Sunshine Audit” announced today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

18
Mar
Auditor Yost Reviews Sunshine Law Procedures of 48 Entities

Auditor of State Dave Yost reviewed public records policies and procedures of 48 government entities, giving recommendations to 19 for improvements.

12
Sep
Results of Sunshine Law Compliance Audits Released

The test of 20 counties and cities for Sunshine Law compliance this year returned a mixed bag of results – with 40 percent having weaknesses in their public records policies and procedures.

11
Mar
Auditor Examines Sunshine Compliance at 20 Counties and Cities

Sunshine law compliance throughout Ohio will be examined this week at 20 representative counties and cities, Auditor of State Dave Yost announced today. The work fulfills a promise made during Sunshine Week in 2011 to audit public records compliance during the 2012 audit cycle.

12
Mar
Only 6 in 10 Cities Make Timely Response to Public Records Requests

Results Reported for Sunshine Week

Only 60 percent of Ohio cities responded promptly to a recent request for public records by the Auditor of State’s office.