July 2013 Open Records Request Summary

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

- On average, responses were provided within 11 days

On July 8, 2013, Dave Price, WHO-TV, requested a copy of the Governor and Lt. Governors’ schedule for April 26, 2013. On July 12, 2013, our office provided eight (8) pages in hard copy. There was no charge for this request.

On July 10, 2013, Scott McBroom, Des Moines, requested copies of the Governor and Lt. Governors’ public schedules for the month of April 2013. On July 10, 2013, our office provided the website links to the schedules that are made public on the Governor’s website. There was no charge for this request.

On July 10, 2013, Tony Leys, Des Moines Register, requested a list of the applicants for the Iowa Board of Medicine from January 2011 – July 10, 2013. On July 12, 2013, our office provided one page in hard copy. There was no charge for this request.

On June 11, 2013, Katie Drapcho, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, requested all correspondence sent between the Office of the Governor and Matt Whitaker and David Young. On July 18, 2013, our office provided a CD with 98 emails and five (5) pages in hard copy. 556 emails were reviewed and seven hours of staff time was spent on review. Three hours of staff review time were provided free of charge and there was a charge of $132 for four hours of review time.

On July 1, 2013, Jason Noble, Des Moines Register, requested all correspondence sent or received by Office of Governor’s staffers Jeff Boeyink, Brenna Findley and Michael Bousselot, and the following: Dr. Susan Beck, Dr. Thomas J. McAuliff, Paul J. Matthew, Elizabeth G. McGehe, Gregory C. McKernan, Richard M. Ratino, Martha Burchard, Kelly L. Larsen, Diane E. McGuire, Patricia A. Smith, Verna Welte, Jenny Condon, Sara Reichart, Annette Lemer, Jenifer Bowen, Board of Medicine members: Ann Gales, Robert Bender, Michael Thompson, Julie Perkins, Frank Bognanno, Allison Schoenfelder, Hamed Tewfik, Diane Clark, Greg Hoversten, Julie Carmody, and Board of Medicine Executive Director Mark Bowden from January 1, 2013 – June 20, 2013. On July 19, 2013, a CD with four (4) emails was provided. There was no charge for this request.

On July 5, 2013, Katie Drapcho, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, requested all correspondence sent between the Office of the Governor and Mark Jacobs. On July 24, 2013,

our office provided a CD with 13 emails and four (4) pages in hard copy. There was no charge for this request.

On July 22, 2013, Clark Kauffman, Des Moines Register, requested all correspondence sent from the Iowa Department of Human Services to the Office of the Governor regarding the Iowa Juvenile Home and former Superintendent Deb Hanus from February 1, 2013 through July 22, 2013. On July 31, 2013, our office provided a CD containing four (4) emails and five (5) pages in hard copy. There was no charge for this request.

On July 30, 2013, Sean Irving, Tax Analysts, requested a copy of the July 22, 2012 letter sent by Governor Branstad to Orascom Construction Industries. On July 30, 2013, our administration provided two (2) pages in hard copy. There was no charge for this request.