Read, comment, rinse and repeat

You may be familiar with a recent story that’s gone viral since it was posted on dailycurrant.com Jan. 1. The headline reads something along the lines of, “37 people dead of marijuana overdose on first day.” The obviously satirical piece is referring to the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in Colorado. Obviously a controversial…

Officials who violate Sunshine Law will have to pay

Public officials who violate the state’s Open Meetings Act and who withhold public records are going to have pay — and pay dearly — because of action by the Georgia General Assembly. While lawmakers in many states have failed to enact real penalties for violations of the “Sunshine Law,” the Georgia Press Association (GPA) reported…