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“The Sunshine Law: what is it and how does it help government?”

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
7:00 p.m.

 On CAT TV

Guest speaker:

David Roland, director, Freedom Center of Missouri

Moderator

Randy Picht, executive director, Reynolds Journalism Institute

The Sunshine Law requires meetings be open and transparent. But there are also many other aspects to the law that make for good government.

The Freedom Center of Missouri is a non-profit, non-partisan organization focusing on the protection of constitutional liberties.

The show airs live at 7:00 p.m. on February 14. The program will be available a few days later on our website or at http://www.columbiaaccess.tv
The show replays on CAT TV at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
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Missouri’s Sunshine Law: Shining a Light on Government

Forum on Missouri’s Sunshine Law: Shining a Light on Government”

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
7:00 p.m. (refreshments at 6:30 p.m.)
Columbia Public Library

Guest speaker: Attorney Nathan Nickolaus, Missouri Department of Economic Development. He is a former municipal attorney for Jefferson City and author of “The Sunshine Law” published by the Missouri Bar.

Questions we will consider are: What are the specific provisions of this law? How well is it working? What are some recent cases in which the public has benefited from open government? and more.

A Q/A session will follow.

Jim Robertson, managing editor, Columbia Daily Tribune, will facilitate the program.

Everyone in attendance will receive a copy of the latest booklet on the Sunshine Law from the Missouri Attorney General.