News and commentary about open government and Freedom of
Information issues,with a special focus on planning for Sunshine Sunday and
Sunshine Week in March each year. Find ideas for columns,
editorials, stories published around the country, a Sunshine
Week logo, graphics and cartoons and links to other open
The public's right to know promotes equal and equitable
access to government, encourages integrity in official
conduct, and prevents undisclosed and undue influence from
special interests. A broadbased coalition formed the Open
The Government Organization to advance the public's right to
know and to reduce secrecy in government.
Mississippi Press Association
The MPA supports the MCFOI with a yearly grant of $10,000
and works with MCFOI on open government issues.