Open government starts with you!

The demand on the Ohio Coalition for Open Government’s funds, particularly to support court cases on important transparency issues, keeps growing.  One legal battle can easily cost $50,000 or more if it reaches the Ohio Supreme Court.

That’s why we urge you to donate to OCOG, become a member, or both. By becoming a paying member you receive the OCOG e-newsletter twice a year that covers open government and sunshine law issues at both the state and national level. Members are also entitled to group or individual use of the FOI telephone hotline, handled by OCOG President Dennis Hetzel with support from attorneys at Baker & Hostetler in Cleveland.



OCOG is a tax-exempt 501 (c)(3) corporation established by the Ohio News Media Foundation in June 1992, meaning all your donations are tax deductible

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