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NEFAC Provides Guidance to Vermont Supreme Court on New Online Records System

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Justin Silverman | 774.244.2365 | justin@nefac.org The New England First Amendment Coalition recently expressed concern about how a new online judicial records system will be implemented in Vermont. Proposed rules released by the Vermont Supreme Court in February cover records in both physical and electronic form. The rules are intended to […]

NEFAC to Present ‘First Amendment and the Free Press’ at Shrewsbury Public Library

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Justin Silverman | 774.244.2365 | justin@nefac.org The New England First Amendment Coalition will present its ongoing community conversation, “First Amendment and the Free Press,” from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on June 4 at the Shrewsbury Public Library, 609 Main Street, Shrewsbury, Mass. This event is free and open to the public. […]

NEFAC to Present ‘First Amendment and the Free Press’ at Cranston Public Library

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Justin Silverman | 774.244.2365 | justin@nefac.org The New England First Amendment Coalition will present its ongoing community conversation, “First Amendment and the Free Press,” from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on June 17 at the Cranston Public Library, 140 Sockanosset Cross Road in Cranston, R.I. This event is free and open to […]

NEFAC to Present ‘First Amendment and the Free Press’ at Sharon (Mass.) Public Library

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Justin Silverman | 774.244.2365 | justin@nefac.org The New England First Amendment Coalition will present its ongoing community conversation, “First Amendment and the Free Press,” from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on June 4 at the Sharon Public Library, 11 North Main Street in Sharon, Mass. This event is free and open to […]

NEFAC to Present ‘The First Amendment and the Free Press’ at Providence Community Library’s Wanskuck Library

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Justin Silverman | 774.244.2365 | justin@nefac.org The New England First Amendment Coalition will present its ongoing community conversation, “The First Amendment and the Free Press,” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on June 6 at the Providence Community Library’s Wanskuck Library, 233 Veazie Street, Providence, R.I. This event is free and open […]

NEFAC, MFOIC Express Concerns Over Proposed Rules for Maine Digital Court Record System

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Justin Silverman | 774.244.2365 | justin@nefac.org The New England First Amendment Coalition and the Maine Freedom of Information Coalition expressed concern today about how citizens will access a new digital court record system in Maine. The Maine state judiciary announced in June that it will begin posting its court records online. […]

NEFAC, Media Organizations Argue for Public Access to Retailer Revenue Under Federal FOIA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Justin Silverman | 774.244.2365 | justin@nefac.org The New England First Amendment Coalition recently argued for access to information about how much revenue retailers earn from the federal nutrition assistance program, SNAP. NEFAC and 36 media organizations submitted on March 25 an amicus brief — drafted by the Reporters Committee for Freedom […]

NEFAC to Present ‘The First Amendment and the Free Press’ at Southworth Library in Dartmouth (Mass.)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT Justin Silverman | 774.244.2365 | justin@nefac.org The New England First Amendment Coalition will present its ongoing community conversation, “The First Amendment and the Free Press,” from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on May 23 at the Southworth Public Library, 732 Dartmouth Street, Dartmouth, Mass. This event, sponsored by Friends of The Dartmouth […]