Since its enactment in 1984, the Kansas Open Records Act (KORA) has contained a body of minimum standards for the provision of public records. KORA marked a change in state policy to favor openness of public records maintained by public entities. Although KORA creates additional work for local government employees, public officials should appreciate that it fosters honesty in the operation of government.
The League is pleased to offer this updated informative manual on the subject for policymakers, attorneys and administrators alike. It represents our most complete and considered advice on KORA. Updated August, 2016.