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Nominate Local Champions of Open, Transparent Government

We're looking for the people who hold government officials accountable and champion transparent, accessible government.

Do you know people in Austell or in Mableton who have championed local government transparency?  South Cobb Patch is participating in Sunshine Week 2012, which begins on March 11, by promoting the Sunshine Week organization’s national Local Heroes contest. We’ll also be talking up, covering and conversing with you about open government and freedom of information on our site during that week so stay tuned.

This week we want to kick that conversation off with a call to action to you to nominate local open government champions who have played a significant role fighting for local government transparency.

The deadline for nominations is Monday, Feb. 20 so put this on your "Must Do" list right away. The winner will be honored in Washington. We'll share the winners with you.

Here’s a link to the Sunshine Week nomination form.

www.sunshineweek.org/LocalHeroes/LocalHeroNomination.aspx

 

Faced any challenges with government transparency in our town? Share your stories with me at kiri.walton@patch.com and I'll share them with our community.

Kiri Walton (Editor) February 15, 2012 at 11:16 PM
Know someone who is fighting to keep government transparent and open? Nominate him or her as a Sunshine Week Local Hero!

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