Wanted: a Kentuckian who champions the First Amendment and transparent government

The Scripps Howard First Amendment Center at the University of Kentucky is requesting nominations for its annual James Madison Award to recognize a Kentuckian for outstanding service to the First Amendment. The award, created in 2006, honors the nation’s fourth president, whose extraordinary efforts led to the passage and ratification of the Bill of Rights.

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WCOG honors 2 from Tacoma

From The News Tribune: The Washington Coalition for Open Government honored two Tacoma men for their lifelong dedication to open government principles Friday morning at the Washington Athletic Club in Seattle.

Dave Seago, a former editorial page editor for The News Tribune, and former state Auditor Brian Sonntag were given standing ovations by the crowd of attorneys, journalists and other open government supporters.

Seago earned the James Andersen Award for his volunteer work with WCOG.

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WCOG honors 2 from Tacoma

From The News Tribune: The Washington Coalition for Open Government honored two Tacoma men for their lifelong dedication to open government principles Friday morning at the Washington Athletic Club in Seattle.

Dave Seago, a former editorial page editor for The News Tribune, and former state Auditor Brian Sonntag were given standing ovations by the crowd of attorneys, journalists and other open government supporters.

Seago earned the James Andersen Award for his volunteer work with WCOG.

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