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Sunday, March 16, 2008

Sunshine Week: Skagit Valley Herald Editorial

The Skagit Valley Herald makes a fundamental--and often overlooked--point in this editorial: open government benefits YOU. Says the SVH: "You are the 'public' in public records. 'Open' as applied to public meetings means open to you."

To top it off, the SVH notes that an open-government initiative might be in the works to restore the law to its past strength. And to remind elected officials for whom they work.