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Mississippi Ethics Commission
The Ethics Commission is given authority to hold hearings and issue orders subsequent to complaints alleging violations of the Open Meetings Act and The Public Records Act. Complaint process, opinions. Model Public Records Rules are on the Commission website.

Office of the Mississippi Secretary of State
The website for Eric Clark, Mississippi's Secretary of State, provides a wealth of information to Mississippi citizens, including campaign finance reports for Mississippi's statewide elections.

Mississippi Supreme Court and Court of Appeals
This website for Mississippi's highest courts, provides access to online access to court opinions. 

MS Lawyer's Domain
This website, some of which is restricted to registered users, provides access to state agency rulings, agency regulations, and general legal information. 

Mississippi State Legislature
The Mississippi Legislature provides updated bill status, tracking, and full text information for pending legislation here. 

Office of the Mississippi Attorney General
This website, established by Mississippi's Attorney General Mike Moore, includes access to Attorney General opinions impacting state and local governments.

Freedom of Information Center: University of Missouri
The Missouri FOI Center maintains a national clearinghouse on access to information from the federal to the state level, along with files on many journalism topics dating back to its founding in 1958. The Center is active in helping states enact open meetings and records laws by providing information and answering questions from reporters, editors, students, educators, attorneys and organizations around the country.

Freedom Forum
Funded by the Gannett Foundation, this organization produces various newsletters and reports on First Amendment issues.

Mississippi Press Association.

Founded in 1866, the Mississippi Press Association is a trade organization which represents Mississippi daily and non-daily newspapers published at least once a week with general paid circulation. The MPA provides a yearly grant of $10,000 to support the educational mission MCFOI.

National Freedom of Information Coalition
This umbrella organization for the state freedom of information groups holds a yearly conference to discuss problems in the states. Their website provides contact information for all state FOI groups and other related links.

OpenTheGovernment.org

A coalition of journalists, consumer and others united to make the federal government a more open place in order to make us safer, strengthen public trust in government, and support our democratic principles.

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
The RCFOP is one of the major source of information on what's happening in media law and publishes News Media and the Law, a comprehensive examination of media law issues and cases.

Society of Professional Journalists
The Society was the leader in getting FoI laws passed around the country, and each year, a round-up of FoI around the country is published in their magazine, Quill.

Student Press Law Center
The SPLC focuses primarily on First Amendment issues related to college campuses, often concerning access to meetings and records.

Sunshine Week

Sunshine Week is a national initiative to open a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information. Participants include print, broadcast and online news media, civic groups, libraries, non-profits, schools and others interested in the publicís right to know. 

 
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