Want to get records of the gas and oil industry drilling in your backyard? How about records involving police brutality at your local department? Want to report on what’s in the water storage ponds at Marcelleis Shale gas sites? If a private company doing business with a public agency generates a record, can that be accessed? A veteran team of investigative journalists and national open records expert will offer hands on advice on obtaining public records at a time when all levels of governments are clamping down on record access. Learn how to successfully navigate the ins and outs of state and federal FOIA laws and win access in real time.