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By Megan O’Neil | March 4, 2010
The League of Women Voters of Pasadena will host a community forum on Saturday called “Access to Impact: Using Open Government to Create Change” in recognition of Sunshine Week. Sunshine Week, a national initiative started by the American Society of Newspaper Editors in 2002, promotes the Sunshine Laws, part of American freedom of information legislation that guarantee access to data held by the state. Sunshine Week runs March 14-20. “We just felt that...
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March 4, 2010
Letters to the Editor Invites public to attend forum on gov’t. access Almost 200 years ago, James Madison wrote, “A popular government, without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy; or, perhaps, both.” His words remain a call to action today. Given the gravity of the issues facing our nation and our communities, the need for public access to governmental decisions and policies that affect all Americans is greater than ever.
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By Sara Cardine | March 11, 2010
In the throes of a politically charged election year, the rights of all citizens to access fair and balanced information may get lost in the shuffle of sound bytes and party line promises. But at one area event held Saturday, freedom of information and the public?s right to know was front and center as panelists and citizens contemplated what it means to be educated and informed in the modern era. In a community forum, ?Access to Impact: Using Open Government to Create Change,?
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March 4, 2010
Letters to the Editor Invites public to attend forum on gov’t. access Almost 200 years ago, James Madison wrote, “A popular government, without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy; or, perhaps, both.” His words remain a call to action today. Given the gravity of the issues facing our nation and our communities, the need for public access to governmental decisions and policies that affect all Americans is greater than ever.
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By Megan O’Neil | March 4, 2010
The League of Women Voters of Pasadena will host a community forum on Saturday called “Access to Impact: Using Open Government to Create Change” in recognition of Sunshine Week. Sunshine Week, a national initiative started by the American Society of Newspaper Editors in 2002, promotes the Sunshine Laws, part of American freedom of information legislation that guarantee access to data held by the state. Sunshine Week runs March 14-20. “We just felt that...
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