Each Monday, The Eagle highlights a government record that is available to the public. Open records help people keep government in check and help them better understand how government affects their lives.
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The record: Sedgwick County's legislative platform.
Why you'd want it: To learn more about what the county is lobbying for in Topeka and to compare the issues to what's important to you.
Where you get the records: From the county's Web site, www.sedgwickcounty.org. Scroll down and click on the link in the center of the home page.
How much it will cost: The information is free.