Von Pinnon column: Loopholes in Minn. laws help keep public in dark
Because The Forum covers news in both Minnesota and North Dakota, we routinely deal with each state's open records and open meetings laws.
Simply stated, North Dakota's transparency laws are much more favorable to its public. Minnesota, on the other hand, has about as many exceptions to openness as it has lakes.
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