January 2013 Open Records Request Summary

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Open Records requests from January 2013
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Open records information provided by the Office of the Governor in January 2013

- On average, responses were provided within 6 days

On December 26, 2012, Brian Wietgrefe, St. Paul, Minnesota, requested all documents sent to or from the Governor’s Office regarding the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and Koch Industries. On January 16, 2013, a CD containing 445 emails and 389 pages in hard copy were provided. Eight documents were withheld pursuant to Iowa Code section 22.7(4) and one document was withheld pursuant to Iowa Code section 22.7(4). There was a charge of $231 for reviewing 856 emails and $37.90 for copies, totaling $268.90.

On January 14, 2013, Mike Wiser, Lee Enterprises, requested copies of the applications of the following individuals to the State Judicial Nominating Commission: Jerry Welter, Kathy Pearson, Scott Bailey, Helen Sinclair, Liz Doll, John Bloom, Patricia Roberts, and Steve Sukup. On January 16, 2013, our office provided 28 pages in hard copy. There was a charge of $1.80 for copies.

On January 15, 2013, Jason Noble, Des Moines Register, requested to review all documents sent or received between March 6, 2012 and June 8, 2012 between the Governor’s Office and Department of Management Director David Roederer or other Department of Management employees concerning Senate File 2316 (RIIF). On January 25, 2013, our office provided a CD with 38 emails with attachments and 26 pages in hard copy. There was a charge of $1.60 for copies.

On January 22, 2013, Clark Kauffman, Des Moines Register, requested to review the applications from applicants for the Board of Nursing Home Administrators from January 14, 2011 to January 22, 2013. On January 23, 2013, our office provided 36 pages for review. There was no charge for this request.

On January 22, 2013, Jeff Patch, The Iowa Republican, requested a copy of Donelle Eller’s August 24, 2012 open records request regarding Orascom. On January 24, 2013, our office provided 8 pages in hard copy. There was no charge for this request.

On January 22, 2013, Jeff Patch, The Iowa Republican, requested a copy of Mike Wiser’s November 2, 2012 open records request regarding CF Industries, Port Neal, Senator Bolkcom and Steve Wilson. On January 24, 2013, our office provided 10 pages in hard copy. There was no charge for this request.

On January 23, 2013, Mark Douglas, Iowa Utility Association, requested copies of all applications of those who applied for the Iowa Utilities Board from December 2012 to January 23, 2013. On January 30, 2013, our office provided 39 pages in hard copy. There was a charge of $2.90.

On January 28, 2013, Rox Laird, Des Moines Register, requested copies of the applications of those appointed to the State Judicial Nominating Commission. On January 30, 2013, our office provided 29 pages in hard copy. There was a charge of $1.90 for this request.