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: Video recordings of Sedgwick County’s departmental budget hearings.
Why you’d want them: To learn more about county spending priorities. The hearings are open to the public but are being recorded for people who can’t attend the meetings.
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Where you get them: Go online to www.sedgwickcounty.org/finance/budget.asp.
How much does it cost: The information is free.