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Meet the Young Reporter Whose Stories on Government Secrecy Led to Creating California’s Open Meetings Act

This republished story was written by the late Tracy Wood. Her powerful work, as this story demonstrates, serves as a persistent championship of the power of the press and the ongoing need for journalists and the public to push government to maintain openness of public records and meetings.