Let the sun shine on public oversight

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.


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: