Friday, April 02, 2010

Palin's appearance at a California university raises cry of public record advocates

"Critics of private organizations that support public universities have seized on Sarah Palin's upcoming appearance at CSU Stanislaus as the latest reason to expand California's public records law.

The California State University Stanislaus Foundation — a nonprofit affiliated with the state college — is bringing the former vice presidential candidate to its Turlock campus for a black-tie fundraiser on June 25. Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, and the California Faculty Association, the union representing CSU professors, are incensed the foundation won't say how much it is paying Palin for her appearance.

"This is exactly the problem we've been fighting over with the CSU for years," Yee said. "They continue to operate in this cloak of secrecy when it comes to their foundations and auxiliary organizations."
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