Sunshine Week approaches

Sunshine Week is March 14-20 which highlights and celebrates access to public information and open government.

The best source of information on public records and public access in Tennessee is the Tennessee Coalition for Open Government (typically just called “TCOG”).

Sunshine Week is a project of the News Leaders Association.

There are a lot of issues, including this one locally.

Publicity is justly commended as a remedy for social and industrial diseases. Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants; electric light the most efficient policeman

Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis

And Brandeis is said to have gotten the sunshine idea from James Bruce.