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Letter to Cherokee leaders about proposed FOIA changes

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The Cherokee Nation Council was considering several changes to the tribe's freedom of information law, including extending the time tribal…

The Cherokee Nation Council was considering several changes to the tribe's freedom of information law, including extending the time tribal agencies would have to respond to a request and consolidating all FOI processing in the attorney general's office. The Reporters Committee urged tribal leaders to minimize the changes to response times and, if a consolidation of processing were necessary, to put that authority in an independent office instead of a political one.