Everyone in local government should be paying close attention Something unprecedented in state government has happened. Elected and appointed officials, along with records custodians in every branch of local government, better be paying close attention. City Hall is under criminal investigation for possible violations of the Georgia Open Records Act, and if it can happen…
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
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