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Supremes: Statesboro must pay citizens’ legal fees for Open Meetings challenge

September 12, 2011 --

Good news for open government advocates: The Georgia Supreme Court today upheld a lower court’s assessment of legal fees to citizens who challeged closed meetings held by the Statesboro City Council. The ruling comes after the council met in secret last year to discuss eliminating the jobs of the city’s police and fire chiefs.

July 21

July 21, 2011 --

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