New bill would stiffen Sunshine law

Thursday, February 14, 2008 | 10:27 p.m. CST; updated 9:44 a.m. CDT, Saturday, July 19, 2008

JEFFERSON CITY — An attorney general candidate wants to stiffen the state’s Sunshine Law by increasing fines, clarifying that e-mails are open records and requiring government officials to show why documents are closed.