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Convocation Center to hold Freedom of Information Act Roadshow

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -   The Arkansas Attorney General's office wantsto make sure you understand your right to information.

Attorney General DustinMcDaniel and the Arkansas Press Association are hosting a Freedom ofInformation Act Roadshow Thursday, Sept. 5 at the Convocation Center.

Aaron Sadler, spokesmanfor the Attorney General's Office, said they hold these FOIA forums to makesure everyone is informed.

"We find that people have a lot of questionsabout FOIA and that's what we're there to address.  We have experts from our office who studyFOIA and know it cover to cover and they are able to answer any question youmight have about the Freedom of Information Act."

"By knowing the Freedom of Information Act, byunderstanding it, it makes for better informed citizens and that in turn makesfor a better government," said Sadler.

A panel of experts will beon hand to answer questions. The meeting will take place from 9 a.m. to 12:30p.m. The event is free with pre-registration required. 

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