Thursday, July 21, 2011
OIP opens investigation of alleged violations of Sunshine Law by Reapportionment Commission
by Larry Geller
Below is a copy of a letter sent today by Hawaii’s Office of Information Practices to Judge Victoria Marks, Chair of the Hawaii State Reapportionment Commission asking for information in response to the complaint filed yesterday by Disappeared News.
Now, this is just the beginning. Of course, I could be wrong in my allegations. But you’re in the loop, you can follow along if you wish.
This isn’t a battle, and I hope not a war. It’s an attempt to have the important process of reapportionment carried out in full public view, strictly legal.
Victoria Marks would not be the first nor the last judge (present or retired) that doesn't have a good understanding of open meeting laws. of course, i can't blame them. most judges are overworked and underpaid.