Judge's gavel
Patrick Ishmael

This morning the Show-Me Institute filed suit against Missouri’s Office of Administration for violating the state’s Sunshine Law. A full explanation of the litigation can be found in the Kansas City Star today, but here’s a sneak peek at why we took this action:

Government entities may think they can get away with these excuses because too few citizens are able to invest the time money and emotional energy required to pursue a legal fight to keep these government entities transparent and accountable. We have determined that this case is a crucial opportunity to ensure equality in government transparency for all Missourians. It is but one of many such opportunities.

Click the link for the full commentary. More to come.


About the Author

Patrick Ishmael
Director of Government Accountability

Patrick Ishmael is the director of government accountability at the Show-Me Institute.