The newspapers are getting a running start on Sunshine Week –the Sunday kickoff to a week focused on efforts by the media and government to cast a light on government operations– reporting the good and the bad on the state of accessibility to online public agency records. The Sunshine Week 2009 Survey of State Government Information (conducted by news organizations) will be released Sunday and I’ll have a link here with highlights. [UPDATE: Link to Sunshine Week 2009 Survey of State Government Information Online]
Here’s the advance reporting.
FBI finds nothing for 2 out of 3 who seek records
Colorado: Freedom of Information Superhighway
Connecticut: List of documents available online in Conn.
Massachusetts: Sunshine Week: Massachusetts lags behind on records
Mississippi: Mississippi last in survey of Internet records
North Carolina: NC gets high marks for posting public info online