Open Records requests from March 2011

Open records information provided by the Office of the Governor in March 2011

-On average, information was provided within 15 days

On February 18, 2011, Sue Dvorsky, Iowa Democratic Party, requested documents regarding (1) “pension and salary,” (2) the annual budget for Terrace Hill, and (3) the annual budget for Governor Branstad’s transportation across the state. On March 15, 2011, 39 emails and four documents were provided at no charge.

On February 23, 2011, Chris McClure of West Des Moines, Iowa requested any correspondence to or from Bob Vander Plaats, The Family Leader, Iowans for Freedom, Opportunities Unlimited, and American Family Association. On March 10, 2011, 2 pages were provided at no charge.

On February 27, 2011, Nathan Tucker, Iowa Judicial Watch, requested all documents regarding the nine finalists for the Iowa Supreme Court. On March 22, 2011, 549 letters and emails were provided at a charge of $22.20.

On March 4, 2011, Lori Elrod, Blake & Uhlig, P.A., requested all documents regarding Executive Order 69, U.S. Cellular Center, and the Iowa Veterans Home Project. On March 30, 2011, 80 emails and 3 pages in hard copy were provided. There was a charge of $297 for this request.

On March 7, 2011, Clark Kauffman, Des Moines Register, requested all correspondence between the Governor’s Office and The Iowa Psychological Association, the Iowa Healthcare Association, Iowa Long- Term Care Ombudsman Jeanne Yordi, and Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals Director Rod Roberts. On March 22, 2011, 85 emails and one page were provided at no charge.

On March 8, 2011, Becky Brockmann of Hartley, Iowa requested all applications for the Cosmetology Board. On March 11, 2011, 44 pages were provided at a cost of $3.40 for copies.

On March 30, 2011, Don Burgmaier, Des Moines, Iowa, requested all documents regarding a DHS investigation. On March 31, 2011, one page was provided at no cost.