Sunshine Week

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This week, March 10 through 16, is Sunshine Week, an annual national initiative to educate the public about the importance of open government and access to public information. Just by reading this editorial, you’re helping us celebrate.

Sunshine Week is a non-partisan initiative celebrated annually in mid-March since 2005, coinciding with James Madison’s March 16 birthday. The week shines a spotlight on transparency and is a celebration of the freedom of information United States citizens are entitled to receive. Sunshine Week helps ensure we continue to maintain this crucial right, which helps hold those in power in check.



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