Common Cause New York Testimony on Sunshine Week Transparency Reforms

March 18, 2009



This Common Cause New York testimony reads, in part, 'We strongly support the concept of proactive disclosure of significant information to the public by using the internet to post documents when they first become available, rather than requiring members of the public to file Freedom of Information requests to obtain copies. In this day and age, all documents are produced on computer and, in most cases, can easily be prepared in a format that can be posted on a website. Many commonly used word processing programs, such as Microsoft Word, have such a capability built in.'

READ: Common Cause New York Testimony on Sunshine Week Transparency Reforms


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