Opening training to open the records
|Gov. Schwarzenegger issued an executive order today directing the state's executive branch undergo training to ensure that members of the administration fully comply with public information requests. |
State agencies must participate in training sessions within thirty days.
Here's what the governor had to say:
"Access to information about the conduct of the people's business is a fundamental right that we must preserve at all costs," said Governor Schwarzenegger. "In order for California to truly be the 'sunshine state,' we need broad compliance with the California Public Records Act. Today, we are launching an effort to provide training to state officials who in turn will be required to train their staff."