Editorial: Citizen activists deserve most credit for forcing open government

You know Sunshine Week is here by the obligatory blitz of editorials in newspapers owned by companies that spend loftily on corporate digs and six-figure bonuses for their executives.

They do this while mostly ignoring the need for taking government to task – and court – for its glaring disregard for conducting business in the open.

There are heroes on Michigan’s open records front, and they don't hail from the news industry.

I’ve been fortunate to meet and talk with a number of these folks over the past year. Continue>>>