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Water Info Wars – Chester Water Authority v. PA Department of Community & Economic Development By Brigitte M. Meyer, Esquire

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently clarified the scope of the “deliberative process exception” to agencies’ obligation to disclose records pursuant to Pennsylvania’s Right to Know Law. The case takes place in the context of the ongoing “water wars” in southern Chester and Delaware Counties. For 150 years, the Chester Water Authority has provided water to…

Supreme Court Pulls No Punches: Highlights Procedural Due Process Deficiencies Under the Right To Know Law

As discussed in Michael G. Crotty’s previous article, Right to Know Clearinghouses for Personal Information No More: Supreme Court Declares Constitutional Right to Informational Privacy for School Teachers, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently handed down a landmark decision in Pennsylvania State Education Association v. Commonwealth et al. concerning public school teachers’ constitutional right to informational…