"The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them...To cover with the veil of secrecy the common routine of business, is an abomination in the eyes of every intelligent man." - Patrick Henry
The Ohio General Assembly enacted both the Ohio Public Records Act and the Open Meetings Act, known collectively as the state's "Sunshine Laws." The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that public records are the people's records and that anyone has the right to inspect them.
Please click on the following link to view further information regarding the "Sunshine Laws" at this site entitled "Your Right To Know":
To access the original correspondence with Councilman Moe Romeo, click on the links below:
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