Our view: Open government limits should be temporary

Something occurred last week which received little, if any, notice amidst the ever growing concern of the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

March 15 through 21 was National Sunshine Week, which celebrates open government and citizens’ access to public records, documents, actions and deliberations.

The Wyoming Legislature created a guarantee that residents could know what their state and local governments are doing for or to them through the state’s open government and records acts. Those statutes assure that all citizens have access to government records and meetings, while enforcing...


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