FOI hotline available to public
For years news organizations have relied upon an organization called the Montana Freedom of Information Hotline to provide legal advice and assistance when confronted with closed or improperly advertised meetings or sealed documents.
The service also is available to individual citizens who believe they, too, are being kept in the dark.
You can reach the Hotline through its website, http://www. montanafoi.org/, or by calling the Meloy Law Firm at 406-442-8670. Tax-deductible donations to the Hotline may be made through the website.
The Montana FOI Hotline Inc. is a private, nonprofit Montana corporation funded through donations from news and educational organizations, individuals who use its services and through grants from national free press organizations.