NEFAC, Nackey Loeb School to Present Sunshine Week Discussion on New Hampshire Right to Know Law


CONTACT Justin Silverman | 774.244.2365 |

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

The panel discussion will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on March 11 at the Loeb School, 749 East Industrial Park Drive, Manchester, N.H. The event is free and open to the public. Speakers include:

HON. N. WILLIAM DELKER | Associate Justice for the New Hampshire Superior Court

LISA ENGLISH | Assistant N.H. Attorney General, Chief of the Civil Division

GILLES BISSONNETTE | Legal Director, American Civil Liberties Union, New Hampshire

STEVEN A. BOLTON | Corporation Counsel, City of Nashua

MARK HAYWARD | Investigative Reporter for the New Hampshire Union Leader

GREGORY V. SULLIVAN (moderator) | Board Member of NEFAC and the Nackey Loeb School, Corporate Counsel to the Union Leader Corp.

DAVID TAYLOR | Vice President, Right to Know New Hampshire

Sunshine Week is a national celebration of the citizen’s right to know about their government. 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.

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. Please make a donation here.

Major Supporters of NEFAC include Hearst Connecticut Media Group, the Barr Foundation, The Providence Journal Charitable Legacy Fund, The Boston Globe, WBUR and Boston University.