Newsom's state secrets - Page 2

It's difficult, and at times insanely difficult, to get even basic public information out of Newsom's office

At this point, the only way the executive branch is going to comply is if the supervisors give the Sunshine Task Force the authority and resources to do its own enforcement.

In the meantime, somebody on the board ought to introduce Obama's exact policy statement, replacing "Freedom of Information Act" with "San Francisco Sunshine Ordinance." And the Sunshine task force should begin an investigation into how the mayor's press office is defying, on a regular basis, both the letter and the spirit of the city's open-government law. *

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