Monday, August 15, 2011

Private Investigator News: "Private" public records kept secret from public

"They may collect millions of dollars from area residents in fees, but the operators of the region’s busiest license offices — called deputy registrars — say how they spend money running their offices is none of the public’s business.

Efforts to privatize Ohio government functions to cut costs could increase the number of private agencies that look and sound like government offices but claim to fall outside the state’s public accountability laws.

An attempt by the Dayton Daily News to get copies of records that would show how the local deputy registrar offices spend the public fees they collect was rejected by local operators of the largest license bureaus, as well as by the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles."

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