Sunshine Week Panel March 11, 2019

Sunshine Week features New Hampshire Right-to-Know discussion

MANCHESTER — In recognition of Sunshine Week, a national initiative to promote open government, the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications and New England First Amendment Coalition will present a discussion concerning the key to open government in New Hampshire — the state Right to Know Law.  

The panel discussion will be held at the Loeb School, 749 East Industrial Park Drive, Manchester, on March 11 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. It is free of charge and open to all.

Panelists include:

  • The Honorable N. William Delker, Associate Justice, New Hampshire Superior Court.
  • Lisa English, Assistant N.H. Attorney General, Chief of the Civil Division.
  • Gilles Bissonette, Legal Director, American Civil Liberties Union, New Hampshire.
  • Steven A. Bolton, Corporation Counsel, City of Nashua.
  • Mark Hayward, Investigative Reporter, New Hampshire Union Leader.
  • David Taylor, Vice President, Right to Know New Hampshire.

The discussion will be moderated by First Amendment attorney Gregory V. Sullivan, a board member of both sponsoring organizations and corporate counsel to the Union Leader Corp.

Sunshine Week is a national celebration of the citizen’s right to know what their government is up to. Its goal is to promote a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information. Participants include news media, civic groups, libraries, nonprofits, schools and others interested in the public’s right to know.

Contact:
Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications
David Tirrell-Wysocki
dtwysocki@loebschool.org
603.627.0005

NEFAC
Justin Silverman
mail@nefirstamendment.org
508.983.6006

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