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Florida Governor Launches Open Government Essay Contest

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Florida Gov. Charlie Crist announced a essay contest for high school students on open government, with a $5,000 scholarship as first prize. The contest will be held during Sunshine Week, March 16-22. The national recognition of the importance of access to government information with a “Sunshine Sunday” celebration in Florida in 2002. Gov. Crist said it offers “a tremendous opportunity” to learn more about open government. (2/12/08)