How To

For the Right to Know Law to work in practice, all the stakeholders must play their parts properly. While most people instinctively understand the Right to Know, there are lots of practical procedural details that can seem overwhelming at first. Here are step-by-step guides to Right to Know from 3 main perspectives:

Member of the Public

A member of the public is anyone who wants to access their government.  This is someone who wants to attend a meeting or read a record. Here are How to Guides for a member of the public.

Public Official

A public official is anyone who is elected or appointed to a public body.  This is someone who represents and serves the public. Here are How to Guides for a public official.

Public Administrator

A public administrator is anyone who works for a public agency.  This is someone who is responsible for implementing many aspects of the Right to Know. Here are How to Guides for a public administrator.

Last Revised: 01/21/2021