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The Georgia First Amendment Foundation has recapped open government issues in 2017 in an article headlined: Georgia’s 2017 right-to-know milestones The public’s right to know in Georgia ended 2017 with a mixed scorecard. On the plus side, the state’s high court affirmed that Northside Hospital and others similarly organized are subject to open records laws.…
John Mccosh, of the Georgia First Amendment Foundation, is reporting, “Fulton County’s Northside Hospital is subject to the state’s Open Records Act, according to a Nov. 2 opinion from the Georgia Supreme Court that sends the case back to the trial court. For the complete report visit: http://www.gfaf.org
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Proposed rule change could restrict access to Georgia courts Posted on July 20, 2017 by johnmccosh Judicial council to meet Monday on citizen use of electronics in courtrooms. July 20, 2017—A statewide judicial council is scheduled to meet Monday to consider a rule change that could result in less public access to courtrooms. For the full report see:…
The Georgia First Amendment Foundation and the KSU chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists invite you to a session on how to use Georgia’s open meetings and open records laws to learn what’s happening inside your government at the state and local level. Read more at: GFAF_TransparencyWorkshopFlier_June2017_LOW-RES