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(1) Does a request for a record have to be in person? (2) Must it be made in writing?
(1) Can I see letters written by a public official? (2) What if the letters contain confidential information?
Suppose the record requested is not in the office of the governmental agency, but in the hands of a private company. Can I still get the record?
I want the record right now. How much time does the public agency have to produce a requested record?
How soon does a public agency have to provide access to its minutes?
What police and sheriff’s records are open to the public and press?
Are computerized records treated the same as public records on paper?
Are job applications public records?
To what extent are records relating to public employees available for public inspection?
(1) Are email messages and other electronic communications public records? (2) If so, how long must they be kept?
Are utility records public records? Can I get copies of other customers’ utility bills?
Can a government body charge a fee for a public records request?
If an email, a report, or other document is composed, received or stored on my personally owned electronic device, is that a public record under Chapter 22?
Who is the custodian of public records? How do I know who the custodian is?
Can a government body withhold the email addresses that members of a board or commission use to conduct government business?
Can people see the minutes before they are approved?
Are all documents that government officials have in their possession considered public records?
Question: Are juvenile records considered ‘public’?
How can I get public records from the State of Iowa?
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