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MADISON — Hundreds of people attended this year's live Public Records and Open Meetings seminars and webinar by the Department of Justice (DOJ) to learn about Wisconsin's Public Records and Open Meetings laws.
For those who were unable to attend any of the three events, Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced today that video recordings, posted by subject matter, are available online. The video recording of the Public Records webinar on October 17, 2012, has been posted along with an accompanying “Question and Answer” document, which includes written answers to participants' questions about the Public Records Law, prepared by the presenting DOJ assistant attorney general. A similar video about the Open Meetings law also is posted online.
Anyone may access those resources and other Public Records and Open Meetings information at either of the following links:
Every year, the DOJ holds free Public Records and Open Meetings seminars in various locations, as well as a webinar, to educate Wisconsin residents, officials and media and to promote compliance with state laws. A webinar is an interactive audio-visual presentation viewed live over the Internet from the participant's personal computer.