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Sunshine Week

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March 16-22…Sunshine Week…led by the American Society of Newspaper Editors….

a national initiative to open dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information.

participants include….. print/broadcast and online news media, civic groups,libraries,nonprofits,schools,and others interested in the public’s right to know.

it seeks to empower people…. to play an active rolew in their government at all levels, and to give them access to information that improves their lives and their communities.

it is a non- partisan initiative with supporters who are conservative,liberal and everything in between.

Freedom of information has kept politicians in check…and brought back door deals of old out into the sunshine!

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