During March 10-16, the Illinois Policy Institute will be celebrating Sunshine Week 2013. Sunshine Week is an annual national initiative to promote a dialogue about the importance of open government.For 2012, Will County ranked 2nd out of 102 Illinois counties for on-line transparency. Only Kane County was ranked higher. The Local Transparency Project uses a 10-Point Transparency Checklist to compare county websites. Each county is scored on a 100 point scale. Kane County ranked #1 at 100% while Will County ranked #2 at 95.4%.As always, the Will County Board, its elected officials and employees will strive to improve upon our second place finish. Congratulations to Kane County on their 100% score.For more information, please go to the Illinois Policy Institute website at: http://www.illinoispolicy.org.