sunshine law http://wmot.org en "Sunshine Week" Observed in Tennessee http://wmot.org/post/sunshine-week-observed-tennessee <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) &mdash; This is Sunshine Week in Tennessee, a celebration of efforts to keep government business transparent. Sunshine Week is observed annually by news organizations and open government advocates.</p><p>The statutes that regulate public and media access to government information are often referred to as Sunshine Laws.&nbsp; Tennessee&rsquo;s sunshine law was adopted in 1974 in reaction to the Water Gate scandal.</p> Fri, 16 Mar 2012 21:35:52 +0000 Mike Osborne 8587 at http://wmot.org