Public’s Right To Know May Be In Danger

By Don Shearon,

First Published February 23, 1973One of the cornerstones of our form of government, the public's right to know what its government is doing, may be in danger of curtailment in Nebraska if a pending proposal gains acceptance by the Unicameral.Introduced during the early days of the current legislative session LB 134 would, among other things, put the state in the publishing business in a major way. The bill provides for creation of a state publication to be called the State Register. It would be published “at least weekly” as “the official state newspaper” and would be “printed by state printing facilities,” in the words o...


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