Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Sunshine Week Survey Shows Citizens Still Think Government Is Secretive -- But Obama's Actions May Help

Sunshine Week is a national initiative to open a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information.

The 2009 Sunshine Week survey by Scripps Howard News Service and Ohio University shows that while a majority of adults still consider the federal government still consider the federal government to be secretive, many are encouraged by President Obama's Freedom of Information memorandum calling for a presumption of disclosure.