Let the sun shine on public oversight

March 8, 2013 12:57 PM

Opinion from Superior Telegram:

Sunshine Week is March 10-16, 2013. Please join me in celebrating Wisconsin’s vibrant “sunshine laws,” the Public Records Law and the Open Meetings Law. These laws — and their diligent observance by records custodians and meetings organizers — provide broad access to information about how our state and local governments operate.

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This fall, our Department of Justice experts will explain authorized costs and other important aspects of the Public Records and Open Meetings Laws at a series of free public seminars. I invite readers to save the date for one of these worthwhile programs: