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The right to know is the birthright of every child born in this democracy.
In wrapping up our recognition of Sunshine Week, The Daily Courier is publishing more salaries of public employees in the quad-cities. This week has celebrated the public’s right to know.
Providing military and police aid to the security forces of other nations — also referred to as security assistance — has become a centerpiece of the Obama administration’s foreign policy.
With its Citizens United and McCutcheon decisions, the U.S. Supreme Court clearly articulated the value of disclosure and transparency to the health of our democracy.
Lawmakers in every state have adopted laws requiring most government meetings and records to be open to the public. But in some states, lawmakers have exempted themselves from complying.