A recent decision of the Office of Open Records (OOR) is noteworthy for the extensive analysis supporting its conclusion that the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) must produce a substantial number of the records requested regarding submissions to the PUC in connection with a pipeline. In Friedman v. Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, OOR Dkt.
Court Requires All Evidence To Be Presented To OOR
By Francis Pileggi on
Posted in Court Decisions
The Commonwealth Court recently instructed that all evidence supporting one’s RTKL arguments must be presented to the Office of Open Records, and appellants cannot supplement the record with additional evidence on appeal. In Mission Pennsylvania, LLC v. McKelvey, et al., (Cmwlth. Ct. June 4, 2019), the court addressed requests for copies of applications submitted to …