GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA, Sept. 16, 2021 — Four “Heroes of the 50 States,” representing Florida, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin, will be inducted Sept. 30 into the National Freedom of Information Coalition’s State Open Government Hall of Fame, as the Class of 2021. The inductees have backgrounds in law, journalism, and academia. The 2021 inductees are: Barbara […]
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Veteran newspaper editor and Sunshine Week pioneer named to FOI Hall of Fame
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From Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal: The Freedom Foundation has announced that former Washington State Auditor Brian Sonntag will become its Senior Fellow for Government Accountability.
From St. Paul Pioneer Press:
A First Amendment hero has died. John R. "Jack" Finnegan, a former editor of the Pioneer Press and champion of open government, was 87.
Toby Nixon, president of Washington Coalition for Open Government (WCOG) and a city council member in Kirkland, Washington, has been selected for induction into Heroes of the 50 States: The State Open Government Hall of Fame for 2012.