Happy Sunshine Week
March 11-15 is celebrated nationwide as Sunshine Week — a week dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of open government and open access to public information.
Even though the event was created by journalists who utilize public records every day, the public should be aware of the state laws pertaining to open government and public records.
An open government is what allows citizens to play an active role in their local, state and even federal government. The first step is to know your rights. We hope we are doing our part this week by informing you of some of your rights you may not be aware of and to encourage the community to take an active role in local government.
Sunshinereview.org is a great website that rates the transparency of your state, county, cities and school ...