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Georgia sues Cumming over alleged open meetings violation
By KATE BRUMBACK – Associated Press Published Tuesday, June 5, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, June 5, 2012 – 10:23pm ATLANTA- An Atlanta suburb and its mayor violated the state’s open meetings law by stopping a citizen from videotaping a council meeting, … Continue reading
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Sunshine laws overhaul likely on hold this year
Telegraph: legislative notes 3-11-11 ATLANTA — A legislative overhaul that would have sharply increased the fines for violations of Georgia’s sunshine laws and placed new restrictions on officials who don’t hold meetings in public likely won’t reach a vote this … Continue reading
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Government secrecy: Hide-don’t-seek bill a dangerous game
AJC Editorial Board’s Opinion: A push to drape a confidentiality cloak over economic development deals negotiated with private interests must be exposed to public outcry — again. Government can only be truly accountable if the citizenry regularly learns what our … Continue reading →