Sunshine Week Participants 2016

Below are some of the Sunshine Week 2016 participants already on board. Let us know if you should be listed here by sending links or PDFs to sunshineweek @

We are working at collecting as much as we can, and will continue to update the list regularly with names and more links from existing and new participants, so check back often.

18F, U.S. General Services Administration
ABC News
Aberdeen (S.D.) News
ACLU of Florida (Lee and Collier Counties)
ACLU of Massachusetts
The Advertiser, Lafayette, La.
Akron (Ohio) Beacon Journal
Albuquerque Journal
American Association of University Women
American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)
American Library Association
American Society of News Editors
Appealingly Brief! (Daniel Klau)
Appleton (Wis.) Post-Crescent
Arizona Newspapers Association
Asbury Park Press, Neptune, N.J.
The Associated Press
Association of Alternative News Media
Association of American Editorial Cartoonists
Association of Opinion Journalists
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Atlantic Highlands (N.J.) Herald
City of Auburn, N.Y.
Aurora (Neb.) News-Register
Austin (Texas) American-Statesman
The Baltimore Sun
The Barre Montpelier (Vt.) Times Argus
Barry University
Battle Creek (Mich.) Enquirer
The Bay City (Texas) Tribune
Beaver County Times, Beaver, Pa.
Belgrade (Mont.) News
Belleville (Ill.) News-Democrat
The Belleville (Kan.) Telescope
Belleville (N.J.) Times
Bellville (Ohio) Star
Biddeford (Maine) Courier
Black Hills Pioneer, Spearfish, S.D.
The Blade, Toledo, Ohio
Bluefield (W. Va.) Daily Telegraph
Booneville (Ark.) Democrat
Boston Globe
Bozeman (Mont.) Daily Chronicle
The Bradenton (Fla.) Herald
Brico Fund, Milwaukee, Wis.
The Brownsville (Texas) Herald
The Buffalo (N.Y.) News
Mass. Rep. Antonio F.D. Cabral (D-New Bedford)
Caledonian Record, St. Johnsbury, Vt.
The Californian, Salinas
California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), Sacramento
Canton (Ohio) Repository
Cape Cod Times, Hyannis, Mass.
The Capital Gazette, Annapolis, Md.
Capital Journal, Pierre, S.D.
The Cap Times, Madison, Wis.
Carolina Public Press
Carroll County Times, Westminster, Md.
Carteret County News-Times, Morehead City, N.C.
A Catalog of Curiosity (Tegan Kehoe)
CBS Sacramento, Calif.
Center for American Progress
Center for Data Innovation
Center for Media and Democracy
Center for Public Integrity
The Charlotte (N.C.) Observer
Cheboygan (Mich.) Daily Tribune
Chicago Headline Club
Chicago Tribune
Chillicothe (Ohio) Gazette
Choteau (Mont.) Acantha
Christian County Headliner News, Ozark, Mo.
Christian Science Monitor
The Chronicle-Independent, Camden, S.C.
The Citizen, Auburn, N.Y.
The Citizen, Laconia, N.H.
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW)
City Hall Watch, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson, Miss.
The Coloradoan, Fort Collins
Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition
Colorado Independent, Denver
Colorado Public Radio, Centennial
Columbia (Mo.) Daily Tribune
Columbia Journalism Review, United States Project
The Columbus Dispatch
The Columbus (Neb.) Telegram
Common Cause New Mexico
The Concord (N.H.) Monitor
Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos
Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information
Contra Costa (Calif.) Times
The Conqueror, Los Altos High School, Hacienda Heights, Calif.
Cook County News Herald, Grand Marais, Minn.
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas)
Corvallis (Ore.) Gazette-Times
The Courier, Glasgow, Mont.
The Courier, Russellville, Ark.
The Courier, Waterloo, Wis.
Courier-Post, Cherry Hill, N.J.
Courthouse News Service
Crain’s Detroit Business
Daily American, Somerset, Pa.
The Daily Courier, Prescott, Ariz.
The Daily Dispatch, Henderson, N.C.
The Daily Gazette, Schenectady, N.Y.
Daily Iowegian, Centerville, Iowa
The Daily Item, Sunbury, Pa.
Daily Kos
The Daily Leader, Brookhaven, Miss.
Daily Local News, West Chester, Pa.
Daily Messenger, Canadaigua, N.Y.
Daily Press, Newport News, Va.
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Va.
Daily Record, Parsippany, N.J.
The Daily Report, Atlanta
The Daily Sentinel, Grand Junction, Colo.
Daily Sun News, Sunnyside, Wash.
Dallas County News, Adel, Iowa
The Dallas Morning News
D.C. Open Government Coalition
Decatur (Ala.) Daily
Delaware Coalition for Open Government
Delaware Press Association
Delaware State News, Dover
Democrat and Chronicle, Rochester, N.Y.
The Denver Post
The Desert Sun, Palm Springs, Calif.
Detroit Free Press
The Detroit News
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, North Texas
DigitalGov, U.S. General Services Administration
Digital Government Institute, Washington, D.C.
The Dominion Post,, Morgantown, W.Va.
Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, University of Missouri
U.S. Rep. John J. Duncan (R-Tenn.)
The Durango (Colo.) Herald
East Oregonian, Pendelton, Ore.
East Tennessee Society of Professional Journalists
Edgeley (N.D.) Mail
Effingham (Ill.) Daily News
Philip Eil, Freelance Journalist
Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)
Wis. State Sen. Jon Erpenbach (D-27th)
Eu Claire (Wis.) Leader-Telegram
The Exponent Telegram, Clarksburg, W. Va.
The Express-Star, Chickasha, Okla.
Fairbanks (Alaska) Daily News-Miner
Farmington (N.M.) Daily Times
Federal News Radio, 1500 AM, Washington, D.C.
Wash. Attorney General Bob Ferguson
The First Amendment Foundation, Tallahassee, Fla.
Fix the Court
Florida Gulf Coast University Office of Community Outreach
Florida Society of News Editors
Florida SouthWestern State College
Foley & Lardner LLP, Milwaukee, Wis.
Fort Myers/Naples (Fla.) NOW
The Frederick (Md.) News-Post
Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas
Freedom of Information Oklahoma Inc.
Freedom of the Press Foundation
The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va.
Freeman (S.D.) Courier
Fresno (Calif.) Bee
Galion (Ohio) Inquirer
Gallipolis (Ohio) Daily Tribune
Garden City (Kan.) Telegram
The Gazette, Iowa City, Iowa
General Code, Rochester, N.Y.
Georgia First Amendment Foundation
Global Journalist, Reynolds Journalism Institute, University of Missouri, Danville, Va.
Gongwer Ohio News Service
Gotham Gazette, Citizens Union Foundation, New York
Government Executive
Government Technology
Grand Ronde Tribal Council, The Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune
Great Falls (Mont.) Tribune
Green Bay (Wis.) Press Gazette
Hampshire (W. Va.) Review
Harrison (Ark.) Daily
Mass. Attorney General Maura Healey
Herald Democrat, Lake County, Colo.
Herald Progress, Ashland, Va.
Herald & Review, Decatur, Ill.
Herald Times, Bloomington, Ind.
Herald-Whig, Quincy, Ill.
The Highland County Press, Hillsboro, Ohio
The Hill, Washington, D.C.
Historic City News, St. Augustine, Fla.
Home Town Life, Observer & Eccentric Media, Livonia, Mich.
Idaho Press-Tribune, Nampa
Idaho Statesman, Boise
Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF)
Independent Record, Helena, Mont.
Indianapolis Star
Inland Press Association
Institute for Advanced Technology and Public Policy, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
The Intelligencer, Doylestown, Pa.
International Journalists Network (IJNet)
Iowa Freedom of Information Council
Iowa Newspaper Association
Iowa Public Radio, Des Moines, Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism
The Island Packet, Hilton Head, S.C.
Jackson (Miss.) Free Press
Janesville (Wis.) Gazette
The Joplin (Mo.) Globe
Journal Inquirer, Manchester, Conn.
Journal-isms (Richard Prince)
The Journal News, White Plains, N.Y.
The Journal Record, Oklahoma City
The Journal Standard, Freeport, Ill.
The Journal Times, Racine, Wis.
Kansas City Star
KBTC Public Television, “Northwest Now,” Tacoma, Wash.
KCNC-TV, CBS 4, Denver
KCSR, 610 AM, Chadron, Neb.
Kentucky New Era, Hopkinsville
Kentucky Press Association
Killeen (Texas) Daily Herald
Kitsap Sun, Bremerton, Wash.
KIWA Radio, AM 1550, FM 105, Sheldon, Iowa
KJZZ, 91.5 FM, Tempe, Ariz.
Knoxville (Tenn.) News Sentinel
KNSD-TV, NBC 7, San Diego
Kokomo (Ind.) Tribune
KRWG TV/FM, Las Cruces, N.M.
KUSA-TV, 9 News, Denver
La Crosse (Wis.) Tribune
Lake Express, Milwaukee, Wis.
The Lakeland (Fla.) Ledger
Lakeland Times, Minocqua, Wis.
LancasterOnline, LNP Media Group, Lancaster, Pa.
Lansing (Mich.) State Journal
The Lantern, Ohio State University
Las Cruces (N.M.) Sun-News
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Las Vegas Sun
Leader Publications, Festus, Mo.
League of Women Voters of Collier County, Fla.
League of Women Voters of Humboldt County, Calif.
League of Women Voters of Kansas
League of Women Voters of Lee County, Fla.
League of Women Voters of the Midland (Mich.) Area
League of Women Voters, City of Sanibel, Fla.
League of Women Voters of the U.S.
U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.)
Lee County (Fla.) Chamber of Commerce
Office of the Lee County (Fla.) Clerk of Court
Lee County (Fla.) NAACP
Lee Herald, Naples, Fla.
Connecticut Comptroller Kevin Lembo
Lexington (Ky.) Herald Leader
Limpopo Mirror, Louis Trichardt, South Africa
The Lisbon Reporter, Lisbon Falls, Maine
Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications, Manchester, N.H.
Los Angeles Daily News
Los Angeles Times
The Lovell (Wyo.) Chronicle
The Lowell (Mass.) Sun
Loyola University Chicago Campus
MacIver Institute for Public Policy
Maine Freedom of Information Council
Marshfield (Wis.) News Herald
Maryland Independent, White Plains, Md.
Maryland Senate Democrats
Massachusetts Common Cause
Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance, The Republican, Springfield
The McClatchy Co.
The Miami Herald
Michigan House Republicans
Michigan Radio, NPR, Ann Arbor
Michigan Radio Network, Lansing
Midland (Mich.) Daily News
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Milwaukee Press Club
City of Minneapolis, Minn.
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Minnesota Coalition on Government Information
Missoula (Mont.) Independent
The Missourian, Washington, Mo.
Missourian, Missouri School of Journalism, Columbia
The Monitor, McAllen, Texas
Montana Democrats
Montana Standard, Butte
Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser
Montgomery County (Md.) Civic Federation, Inc.
The Morning Call, Allentown, Pa.
Morrow County Sentinel, Gilead, Ohio
The Mount Airy (N.C.) News
Municipal Association of South Carolina
Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, Washington, D.C., Easton, Md.
National Freedom of Information Coalition
National Institute on Money in State Politics (
National Newspaper Association
National Press Club, Washington, D.C.
National Press Club Freedom of Information Committee
National Press Club Journalism Institute
National Press Foundation
National Press Photographers Association
National Security Archive
Nebraska Sunshine Project
Nevada Press Association
New England Center for Investigative Reporting
New England First Amendment Coalition
New Jersey Foundation for Open Government
New Jersey Press Association
New Mexico Foundation for Open Government
New Mexico Pledge
New Mexico Political Report
New Mexico State University Library, Las Cruces
Newport (R.I.) Daily News
New Richmond (Wis.) News
Newseum Institute’s First Amendment Center, Washington, D.C.
The News Journal,, Florence, S.C.
The News Leader, Staunton, Va.
The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C., St. Joseph, Mo.
The News-Press Media Group, Fort Myers, Fla.
The News Tribune, Tacoma, Wash.
The New York Times
Niagara Gazette, Niagara Falls, N.Y.
North Attleborough (Mass.) Free Press
Northern California Association of Law Libraries
Northern California Society of Professional Journalists
North Carolina Open Government Coalition
Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette, Fayetteville
The Northwest Indiana Times, Muncie
The Observer, Westside, Iowa
The Observer Online, Kearney, N.J.
Observer Reporter, Washington, Pa.
Odessa (Texas) American
Office of Government Information Services, National Archives and Records Administration
Office of Open Records, State of Pennsylvania
Ohio Coalition for Open Government
The Olympian, Olympia, Wash.
Opelika-Auburn News, Opelika, Ala.
Open Government Partnership
OpenGov Hub
Opinion in a Pinch
Orange County Clerk of Courts, Orlando, Fla.
Orbit Media, Muskingum University, New Concord, Ohio
Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel
Owatonna (Minn.) People’s Press
Pagosa Daily Post, Pagosa Springs, Colo.
The Pagosa Springs (Colo.) Sun
The Palm Beach (Fla.) Post
The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill.
Pasadena (Calif.) Star-News
The Patriot Ledger, Quincy, Mass.
Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal
Penn Live, Mechanicsburg, Pa.
Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association
Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association Foundation
The Pine Bluff (Ark.) Commercial
Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn.
Poughkeepsie (N.Y.) Journal
Poking Around With Mary (Mary Treacy)
The Pomeroy (Ohio) Daily Sentinel
The Portage County Gazette, Stevens Point, Wis.
Portales (N.M.) News-Tribune
The Post, Athens, Ohio
The Post and Courier, Charleston, S.C.
The Post-Bulletin, Rochester, Minn.
The Post-Star, Glens Falls, N.Y.
The Post-Standard, Syracuse, N.Y.
Press & Sun-Bulletin, Binghampton, N.Y.
Progress Michigan
Project on Government Oversight (POGO)
Providence (R.I.) Journal
Public Citizen
Quad City Times, Davenport, Iowa
Racine (Wis.) Uncovered
Radio Iowa, Des Moines
Radio Television Digital News Association
Rapid City (S.D.) Journal
Ravalli Republic, Hamilton, Mont.
Reading (Pa.) Eagle
The Recorder, Greenfield, Mass.
The Register Citizen, Litchfield, Conn.
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
Retiring Guy’s Digest
Rhode Island Public Radio, Providence
Richmond (Va.) Times Dispatch
Right to Know New Hampshire
The Roanoke (Va.) Times
Robert R. McCormick Foundation
Rockford (Ill.) Register Star
Rocky Mountain PBS News, Denver
The Rock River Times, Rockford, Ill.
The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers Project, George Washington University
Mass. Senate President Stan Rosenberg
Kansas State Rep. John Rubin (R-Shawnee)
The Rural Blog, Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues
The Sacramento Bee
Salisbury (N.C.) Post
The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, Utah
San Bernardino (Calif.) County Sun
San Diego Union Tribune
San Francisco Chronicle,
San Francisco Examiner
San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Crime Scene Blog, Monrovia, Calif.
Sanibel and Captiva Islands (Fla.) Chamber of Commerce
City of San Jose, Calif.
Santa Cruz (Calif.) IMC
Santa Fe New Mexican
SapyNews, Sterling, Ill.
Wisconsin Attorney General Brad D. Schimel
Schott, Bublitz & Engel S.C., Brookfield, Wis.
Science AC: The Science of Knowledge
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
The Seattle Times
Selma (Ala.) Times-Journal
Sheboygan (Wis.) Press
Sioux City Journal
U.S. Rep. Louise M. Slaughter (D-N.Y.)
Smart Chicago Collaborative
Society of Environmental Journalists
Society of Professional Journalists
Society of Professional Journalists Boston University Chapter
Society of Professional Journalists Colorado Pro Chapter
Society of Professional Journalists Georgia Pro Chapter
Society of Professional Journalists Madison (Wis.) Chapter
Society of Professional Journalists Mid-Michigan Pro Chapter
Society of Professional Journalists Rio Grande Chapter
Society of Professional Journalists San Diego Pro Chapter
Society of Professional Journalists University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Chapter
Society of Professional Journalists Utah Headliners Chapter
South Bend (Ind.) Tribune
South Coast Today, New Bedford, Mass.
South Dakota Newspaper Association
Southeast Missourian, Cape Girardeau
South Jersey Observer
Special Libraries Association San Francisco Bay Region Chapter
The Spectrum, St. George, Utah
The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash.
Springfield (Mo.) News-Leader
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
The Stamford (Conn.) Advocate
The Standard-Examiner, Ogden, Utah
Stanwood (Wash.) Camano News
Staples (Minn.) World
The Star, Sun Prairie, Wis.
StarNews, Wilmington, N.C.
The Star Press, Muncie, Ind.
Star-Telegram, Ft. Worth, Texas
Statehouse Report, Charleston, S.C.
The State Journal-Register, Springfield, Ill.
Stateline, The Pew Charitable Trusts
Stevens Point (Wis.) Journal
Stillwater (Okla.) News Press
Storm Lake (Iowa) Pilot Tribune
Student Press Law Center
The Suburbanite, Canton, Ohio
The Sun Chronicle, Attleboro, Mass.
The Sun News,, Myrtle Beach, S.C.
The Sunshine in Government Initiative
Sun Sentinel, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
Tallahassee (Fla.) Democrat
Tampa Bay (Fla.) Times
The Tampa (Fla.) Tribune
The Telegram, Worcester, Mass.
The Telegraph, Macon, Ga.
Telegraph Herald, Dubuque, Iowa
Tennessee Coalition for Open Government
The Tennessean, Nashville
Texas Bar Blog, State Bar of Texas, Austin
The Times, Ottawa, Ill.
The Times and Democrat, Orangeburg, S.C.
Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
Times-News, Burlington, N.C.
Times News, Twin Falls, Idaho
Times Record, Fort Smith, Ark.
The Times-Standard, Eureka, Calif.
Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa.
The Times Union, Albany, N.Y.
Transparency Camp Online (Lucas Cioffi, Charlottesville, Va.)
The Trentonian, Trenton, N.J.
Troy (N.Y.) Record
Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs, University of Missouri
Trussville (Ala.) Tribune
Truth in Accounting
Tucson (Ariz.) Sentinel
Tulsa (Okla.) World
Tyler (Texas) Morning Telegraph
University of Missouri School of Journalism, Columbia
USA TODAY Network-Wisconsin
U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Department of Commerce
U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee
U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
The Union-Recorder, Milledgeville, Ga.
The Valdosta (Ga.) Daily Times, Ansonia, Conn.
Valley Journal, Ronan, Mont.
Vice News
The Vicksburg (Miss.) Post
Victor (N.Y.) Post
Vilas County News-Review, Eagle River, Wis.
The Village Voice, New York City
Vincennes (Ind.) Sun-Commercial
Virginia Coalition for Open Government
The Virginia Gazette, Williamsburg
The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk
Wis. Gov. Scott Walker (R)
WAMC, Northeast Public Radio, Albany, N.Y.
Washington County Enterprise, Blair, Neb.
The Washington Post
The Washington Times
Watching the Hawks
Wausau (Wis.) Daily Herald
WDIO-TV, Eyewitness News, ABC 13, Duluth, Minn.
WDUN News Talk 550AM, 102.9FM, Gainesville, Ga.
WEAU News 13, Eau Claire, Wis.
WGBH News, Boston
WGRZ-TV, NBC 2 On Your Side, Buffalo, N.Y.
The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle
Wicked Local Easton, Mass.
Wildomar (Calif.) Connected (Kenny Mayes)
Wilkes Journal-Patriot, North Wilkesboro, N.C.
Kansas State Rep. John Wilson (D-Lawrence)
Wisconsin Broadcaster’s Association
Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign
Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council
Wisconsin Gazette, Milwaukee
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty
Wisconsin Newspaper Association
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune
Wisconsin Senate Democrats
Wisconsin State Journal, Madison
Wisconsin Voters for Companion Animals
Wisconsin Watchdog
Wisconsin Women’s Council, Madison
WISC-TV, News 3, Madison, Wis.
WJCT News, Jacksonville, Fla.
WLOS, ABC News 13, Asheville, N.C.
WMPX 1490, Midland, Mich.
WMRX 97.7, Midland, Mich.
Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf (D)
The World, Coos Bay, Ore.
WRAL-TV, Channel 5, Raleigh, N.C.
WRC-TV, NBC News4, Washington, D.C.
WWLP-TV, 22News, Chicopee, Mass.
WXMI-TV, Fox News 17, Grand Rapids, Wis.
WXOW-TV, ABC News 19, La Crosse, Wis.
Wyoming Tribune Eagle, Cheyenne
The Yankton County (S.D.) Observer
York (Pa.) Dispatch
Ohio Auditor Dave Yost
Youngstown (Ohio) Vindicator

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