A Time for New Transparency

By Sister Helen Prejean 11-05-2008

We welcome you, President Obama, as the leader of our nation. What we need most from you is regular, open communication with citizens about the inner workings of our government and the challenges that we must face and shoulder together. For far too long we citizens have been barred from responsible citizenship by political power brokers, who met behind closed doors, who were bent more on private interests than the common good.

We need you to initiate a new day of transparent, accountable "Sunshine Government," and so we ask you:

  • To hold regular bipartisan meetings with congressional leaders to tackle the enormous challenges facing us

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