'Here comes the sun' moments in government
March 14, 2019
Little darling, it’s been a long cold lonely winter
Little darling, it seems like years since it’s been here
Here comes the sun (doo doo doo doo)
Here comes the sun, and I say it’s all right
George Harrison’s song of spring is a fitting start to my Sunshine Week salute to everyday heroes bringing light to local government.
“Why do you want to know that?” is a question most reporters have heard when asking for public documents. It generally becomes a Freedom of Information teaching moment from the journalist to the reluctant keeper of records.
Many years ago, I was covering a cou...