OUR VIEW | No more hiding: Open Records and Sunshine laws are public's window to honesty

Submitted by NFOIC on Wed, 01/15/2020 - 8:00am

There are people in general — and politicians and bureaucrats in specific — who think the Sunshine and Open Records laws don’t apply to them.

We would like to think it is just a lack of education, that perhaps they are just erring on the side of not being sure what is for public consumption and what is meant to be discussed in private.

But we think there are more than a few of those who run our schools, counties, townships and cities (and our states and federal government) who know the rules but who find every loophole to get around them. (Read more here...)