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SC cops won't release records

...Freedom of Information Act that allow public agencies to withhold information that could harm that agency.South Carolina Press Association Executive Director Bill Rogers says that is ridiculous. He says police reports are always public records...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-06/sc-cops-wont-release-records
SC Supreme Court: Public bodies don't need agendas

...abuse of items being put on the agenda at the last minute and the public not knowing about them," said South Carolina Press Association Executive Director Bill Rogers.The Municipal Asso ciation of South Carolina filed a brief in support of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-20/sc-supreme-court-public-bodie
South Carolina Supreme Court to rule on public autopsy reports

...violate medical privacy laws. At the time, South Carolina Press Association Attorney Jay Bender called Bullock's claim...Bill Rogers, executive director of the South Carolina Press Association, said South Carolina's open records laws...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-01/south-carolina-supreme-court-
Senator wants ethics reform bill to address Haley's trips

...Hutto's comments followed the annual legislative workshop for reporters co-sponsored by the AP, the South Carolina Press Association and the South Carolina Broadcasters Association.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-09/senator-wants-ethics-reform-b
SC newspaper appeals secret autopsy ruling

...information. It involves a police shooting and unanswered questions that need to be brought to light," said South Carolina Press Association Executive Director Bill Rogers.The association's Freedom of Information fund is helping with the appeal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-10-13/sc-newspaper-appeals-s
SC House party leaders: Cyber security, ethics and election law top agenda

...Larry Martin, R-Pickens, said at the annual legislative workshop co-hosted by The Associated Press, South Carolina Press Association and South Carolina Broadcasters Association.While fixing the election laws top House caucus agendas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-01-03/sc-house-party-leaders-cyber-
SC panel to hash $235M in deficits

...notice under the state's Freedom of Information Act, according to Bill Rogers, executive director of the South Carolina Press Association.Reporters asked Loftis about the meeting, and Loftis said he'd ask Haley to provide details of what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-02-07/sc-panel-hash-235m-deficits
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Chamber and Myrtle Beach paper battle over records

...reasonable citizens to wonder if public money is being misspent," wrote Jay Bender, who also represents the South Carolina Press Association.In the chamber's July newsletter, Dean wrote an article saying the information the newspaper is asking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-07-06/chamber-and-myrtle-beach-pap
SCSU board to keep president's evaluation secret

...supposed to go to the state Agency Head Salary Commission by Sept. 1. Pinson says the report might be late.South Carolina Press Association attorney Jay Bender says any document the board created would be a public record and is subject to release...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2011-07-13/scsu-board-keep-presiden
Bill cutting S.C. sales tax exemptions advances

...The important thing is information not be taxed. Nobody buys the newspaper for the paper and ink," said South Carolina Press Association Executive Director Bill Rogers.The state's broadcasters are in a similar spot. They convinced lawmakers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-04-17/bill-eliminating-many-st