Washington Beacon: Dem AGs Accused of Flouting Public Records Laws

/, Conflict of Interest, Green Groups, Horner, Mandelbaum, Media Coverage, Persecution, RICO, Silencing Dissenters, War on Coal/Washington Beacon: Dem AGs Accused of Flouting Public Records Laws

by Lachlan Markay
Washington Beacon

A conservative legal group is accusing state Democratic officials of conspiring to flout public records laws in order to keep secret details of a campaign to bring racketeering charges against climate policy dissenters.

Democratic attorneys general led by New York’s Eric Schneiderman are seeking to block efforts to obtain documents about their efforts by invoking an overbroad claim to secrecy in ongoing legal proceedings, according to the Energy and Environment (E&E) Legal Institute.

“These activist AGs are trying to write themselves out from freedom of information laws their legislatures have written them into,” E&E senior legal fellow Chris Horner said in a Wednesday statement.

Read more.