Access to public records constitutional amendment proposed


(The Center Square) – Democrats in North Carolina’s General Assembly are running legislation in both chambers to establish the right of access to public records and meetings as an amendment to the state constitution.

On his Facebook page, Sen. Dan Blue of Wake County wrote, “You can't let the fox guard the hen house unless you just want to see feathers at the end of the day.”

He’s been a state senator for seven-plus terms since 2009, and was a House member for 13-plus terms before that from 1981-2002 and 2006-2009.


“Public records belong to the public,” Rep. Lindsey Prather, D-Buncombe, a sponsor in the House of Representatives, wrote on social media.

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