Welcome to PAPR

Protecting Public Access to Public Records

Revealing secrets, exposing wrongdoing & holding them accountable

Public Records

Latest Releases from PAPR

Browse the most recent public records obtained by PAPR using the South Carolina FOIA. More

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FOIA Requests

Review the most recent FOIA requests for public records filed by PAPR. More

Litigation

See which FOIA Requests PAPR is fighting for in South Carolina courts. More

Suggested Projects

Review suggested public records requests the PAPR Board has approved. More

Suspect wrongdoing? Submit an FOIA idea

You can submit an FOIA suggestion anonymously for us to consider. Use the search box to look up the status of a previously submitted idea.

Our Mission

We are dedicated to shining a light on the actions of South Carolina public officials and agencies.

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How We Work

We fight for access to public documents and we're willing to take our battles to court.

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How to Help

If you believe in open government and wish to support it, there are ways you can help.

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Our mission

PAPR is dedicated to shining a light on the actions of South Carolina public officials and agencies. Our mission is to promote public access to public records, as well as protect and strengthen the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act and other public disclosure laws that enable citizens to fully exercise their right to know how their government works on their behalf.

Contact Info

PO Box 626
Columbia, SC 29202