Attorney General fines Hospital Authority

Open Government training ordered     VALDOSTA — The State Attorney General’s Office has ordered the Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County to pay a $500 civil penalty to the State of Georgia and to participate in an open government training session with the Attorney General’s Office. The complete story: The Valdosta Daily Times  

Sunshine Week: Open government is good government

March 13-19, 2016 is recognized nationally as Sunshine Week  “Government business must be open; Media must help hold officials accountable,” by Jim Zachary, editor of the Valdosta (Ga.) Daily Times and director of the Transparency Project of Georgia: “Government must be held accountable. The only way for the public to hold government accountable is for all…