Sunshine Week shines a light on the right to know

OUR VIEW

This week, March 10-16, is designated as “Sunshine Week” across the country.
The week is dedicated to shining the light on the inner workings of government. In this day and age, there might not be anything more pressing.
Sunshine Week is about many things, including the access to public records. Sometimes, people think that access is just for the media. That’s not even close to right.
Public access laws are designed for just that — the public. It is to allow any citizen to request and receive pu...

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