PRM updates: Common Core, health program audits

Public Record Media has several Freedom of Information (FOI) projects underway at present.  The following updates relate to our most recent FOI work. “Common Core” project The set of K-12 educational standards known as “Common Core” has become controversial since its announcement in 2010. The standards were originally crafted by the National Governors Association, with […]

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PRM examination of OLC “targeted killing” memo

On June 23rd, the White House produced the so-called al-Awlaki “targeted killing” memo, which had long been sought by government transparency and civil liberty groups. The memo was released after an appeals court victory by the ACLU and the New York Times. Public Record Media had also sought the al-Awlaki document through a 2011 Freedom […]

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Mining records: DNR document review #2

Public Record Media has posted a second set of documents obtained through a public data request made to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.  The documents largely center on metallic mineral leases sought by DMC (USA) LLC, a subsidiary of Duluth Metals Limited. Other documents detail activities undertaken by Twin Metals Minnesota, which is a […]

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