Ex-gov's backwards view of open records – CharlotteObserver.com

Perhaps North Carolina needs to revise its public records law, but we doubt it. What we really need is a governor who will see to it that all government records be retained and that, with certain exceptions clearly stated in the law, those records be available to anyone who asks to see them. Gov. Bev Perdue has endorsed such transparency in government, but the practice of her predecessor Mike Easley was to limit the possibility the public would ever see certain records on sensitive subjects.

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