On September 1, 1913, Chester Wells boarded a train in Freeport and headed to Madison for an appointment with his doctor. It was the last time anyone in Freeport saw him alive. 715 more words
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What a laugh. On Sunday, the White House stood by President Obama’s position that he continues to be the most transparent president in U.S. history, despite widespread complaints from journalists and other Americans about a lack of information or apparent misinformation. 374 more words
Last Friday night, I muffed an opportunity to extol the need for strong public records and open meetings laws.
The occasion was the Arkansas Press Association’s annual convention, where I received the APA’s Freedom of Information Award, which is given each year to someone who fights to keep publicly funded organizations transparent and accountable to the public. 643 more words