By: Tiffanie Benfer, Esq.
“Sunshine is the best disinfectant” — Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis
Finally! Pennsylvania’s amended Right to Know Law went into effect yesterday. For years, Pennsylvania has been among the worst states in the nation when it comes to openness of public records. Pennsylvania’s Right to Know Law had so many loopholes, restrictions and impediments to enforcement that it was dubbed the “Right Not to Know Law.”