Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.
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The record: Annual reports by the Kansas Human Rights Commission.
Why you’d want it: To learn more about the work of the commission. Annual reports include statistics about complaints filed by Kansans and cases the commission resolved. Reports are available going back to 2002.
Where you get it: Go to the commission’s website, www.khrc.net. Click on the “Publications” link.
How much the record will cost: The information is free.