Pennsylvania: Is Arneson ruling a win for transparency? Media representatives, lawmakers and more think so

Everybody says they're for transparency in government these days.

And most seem to believe the Commonwealth Court's 4-3 decision Wednesday limiting the governor's ability to change executive director's in the state Office of Open Records in mid-term as a good step for that cause.

The court's majority reversed Gov. Tom Wolf's January dismissal of the newly-installed director, Erik Arneson, as a violation of legislative intent to protect the office from at-will hirings or firings.  Continue>>>