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Van Hollen to Host Upcoming Seminars on Public Records and Open Meetings Laws


MADISON — Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen invites the public and government officials to attend upcoming Department of Justice seminars on the public records and open meetings laws.


“Access to open meetings and public records is an essential component of effective citizen oversight of the workings of our democratic government,” Van Hollen says, “Raising awareness, sharing information, and promoting compliance with the open meetings and public records laws is part of the ongoing mission of the Department of Justice.”


Online registration will begin at the Department of Justice website ( September 6th, 2011. It's recommended anyone who is interested in the free seminars with assistant attorneys general register early because space is limited.


The live programs will be held October 3rd (Pewaukee) and October 10th (Madison), and a webinar is scheduled for October 20th.


A webinar is an interactive audio-visual presentation viewed live over the Internet from the participant's personal computer.


Please see the attachment for additional information. Registration information for the live programs and more information about how to connect to the webinar will follow as the program dates approach.


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