open government

Open Govt Study
5:41 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Illinois Counties Lacking Online Transparency

The McDonough County Courthouse
Credit Rich Egger

A policy group is criticizing counties in Illinois for failing to provide more open government information on their websites.

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Sunshine Week
12:00 pm
Tue March 13, 2012

Shop Talk - March 13

The panelists talk about Sunshine Week, which is being observed this week.

Sunshine Week is described as a national initiative to promote a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information. It's held to coincide with the March 16 anniversary of the birth of James Madison. Sunshine Week was launched by the American Society of News Editors in 2005.

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