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This week is “Sunshine Week.” It's promoted every year by journalists and government watchdogs to highlight the importance of open government and transparency. 91.5 KRCC’s Mountain West News Bureau Reporter, Ali Budner, sat down with her MWNB colleague, Nate Hegyi in Salt Lake City, to talk about his recent reporting on the changes to government transparency for journalists.

When Ryan Zinke, a former Navy SEAL, resigned from his post as U.S. Interior Department secretary on Jan. 2, he was under fire on multiple fronts.

The U.S. Interior Department’s controversial plan to put new limits on Freedom of Information Act requests has received more than 61,000 public comments in the Federal Register.