Barry Smith

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June 8, 2007
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2007 Legislature lets in more sunshine on state and local governments

As the sun rose on the morning after adjournment, it was clear the 2007 Legislature's actions will help shed more light on Nevada's state and local governments.

Lawmakers approved three laws, and shot down one, to open meetings and records. Often called "sunshine" legislation, these are the kind of laws that allow members of the taxpaying public to see for themselves what their government is doing. Before I get into specific bills, I want to point out just how easy it was for people to watch the 2007 Legislature in action and follow the bills every step of the way. …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jun 9, 2007 03:23PM Published Jun 8, 2007 03:00AM Copyright 2007 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.