The WV Open Government Coalition is a nonpartisan,
nonprofit, educational organizaiton dedicated to educating
government officials, policymakers and citizens
about their roles and responsibilities in ensuring an open
and accountable government.
The Coalition comprises representatives from
the media, labor, legal, academic, business and
"The people in delegating authority do not give their public servants the right to decide what is good for them to know and what is not good for them to know. The people insist on remaining informed so that they may retain control over the instruments of government created by them."
(Preamble to the West Virginia Open Governmental Prodceedings Act.)