August 2013 Open Records Request Summary

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Open Records Request Summary for August 2013
Document Text Content: 
  • On average, responses were provided within 13 days

 

On July 26, 2013, Katie Drapcho, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, requested all correspondence between Senator Joni Ernst and the Office of the Governor from January 14, 2013 – July 15, 2013.  On August 22, 2013, our office provided a CD with 59 emails.  Four documents were withheld pursuant Iowa Code section 22.7(8), the economic development exception.  There was no charge for this request.

 

On July 30, 2013, Sonya Heitshusen, requested all correspondence and memos between the Iowa Department of Human Services and the Office of the Governor relating to the Iowa Juvenile Home from February 1, 2013 – July 31, 2013.  On August 12, 2013, our office provided 27 emails on a CD and 43 pages in hard copy.  There was a charge of $3.30 for copies.

 

On August 6, 2013, Brian Wietgrefe, Minnesota, requested a copy of the Governor’s August 9, 2013 speech at the ALEC conference and a list of the expenses and who paid for the expenses.  On August 22, 2013, our office provided twelve (12) pages in hard copy.  There was no charge for this request.

 

On August 7, 2013, Mike Wiser, Lee Enterprises, requested copies of all correspondence sent to or from Jeff Boeyink, Linda Fandel, or Adam Gregg from February 14, 2013 through May 31, 2013 with the following words: “homeschool” or “Windschitl.”  On August 30, 2013, our office provided a CD containing 283 emails, sixty-eight additional electronic pages, and 19 pages in hard copy.  One document was withheld pursuant to Iowa Code section 22.7(18).  There was a charge of ninety cents for copies.

 

On August 8, 2013, Lee Rood, Des Moines Register, requested a copy of the Governor’s August 9, 2013 speech at the ALEC conference and a list of the expenses and who paid for the expenses.  On August 22, 2013, our office provided twelve (12) pages in hard copy.  There was no charge for this request.

 

On August 8, 2013, Robert Scott, Sioux City Mayor, requested all correspondence sent to or from the Office of the Governor from January 1, 2013 – July 30, 2013 regarding Automatic Traffic Enforcement, speed cameras, and red light cameras.  On August 14, 2013, our office provided a CD containing 97 emails and two pages in hard copy.  There was no charge for this request.

 

On August 12, 2013, Sheena Dooley, Iowawatchdog.org, requested copies of all costs relating to the Independent Review conducted by Justice Lavorato and any expenses relating to the Department of Public Safety’s internal review of the April 26, 2013 speeding incident.  On August 12, 2013, our office responded that there were no relevant documents.  There was no charge for this request.

 

On August 27, 2013, Mike Wiser, Lee Enterprises, requested copies of correspondence sent to or from Jeff Boeyink or Adam Gregg from June 30, 2013 through August 26, 2013 with the following words: “Sorenson,” “Milo,” Craig Robinson,” or “TIR.”  On August 30, 2013, our office provided a CD containing sixteen emails with attachments and four pages in hard copy.  Two documents were withheld pursuant to Iowa Code section 22.7(65).  There was no charge for this request.