Sunshine Week: Fighting darkness endless task

This year’s Sunshine Week, March 13 to 19, established to promote open government, finds five Pennsylvania news outlets suing for access to judicial records. (Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, March 21, 2022, by Gillian Vernick)

The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government (FOG) reports that with the pandemic and government staffing shortages, their hotline is recording record numbers of citizen reports of ignored or denied record requests and government meetings held without required public notice and access. (Rio Rancho Observer, March 19, 2022, by Shannon Kunkel)

For related FAC coverage, click here and here.