FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT Justin Silverman | NEFAC Executive Director | 774.244.2365 | firstname.lastname@example.org; David Tirrell-Wysocki | Nackey Loeb School Executive Director | 603.627.0005 | email@example.com
In recognition of Sunshine Week, a national initiative to promote open government, the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications and the New England First Amendment Coalition will present a discussion concerning the key to open government in New Hampshire — the state’s Right-to-Know Law.
The panel discussion, “The Right to Know in New Hampshire: Where are We, Where are We Going?,” will be held at 7 p.m. on March 15 at the Loeb School in Manchester, N.H.
- William L. Chapman | Attorney and member of the New England First Amendment Coalition’s board of directors.
- Lisa M. English | Senior assistant attorney general for New Hampshire.
- Rick Gagliuso | Attorney and member of the New England First Amendment Coalition’s board of directors.
- Cordell A. Johnston | Attorney and lobbyist for the New Hampshire Municipal Association.
- David Saad | President of Right to Know NH, a citizens’ group working to improve access to government in New Hampshire.
- Trent Spiner | President of the New Hampshire Press Association.
The panel will be moderated by First Amendment attorney Gregory V. Sullivan, a board member of both sponsoring organizations, who represents various media outlets in open government cases.
Sunshine Week is a national initiative 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.
Admission is free. The Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications is at 749 E. Industrial Park Drive, Manchester.
NEFAC was formed in 2006 to advance and protect the Five Freedoms of the First Amendment, including the principle of the public’s right to know. We’re a broad-based organization of people who believe in the power of an informed democratic society. Our members include lawyers, journalists, historians, academics and private citizens.
Our coalition is funded through contributions made by those who value the First Amendment and who strive to keep government accountable. Donations can be made here. Major Supporters of NEFAC for this year include The Robertson Foundation, The Providence Journal Charitable Legacy Fund, The Boston Globe and Boston University.