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March 25-29, 2013

March 29, 2013 --

Ex-APS Superintendent Beverly Hall, 34 others indicted Ethics reform passes with push from Deal Open Meetings case used to protest $2M land deal Charges expected in APS test-cheating scandal Judge tries to halt hearing in DeKalb grand jury case Lawmakers agree on more money, transparency for private school scholarships Brunswick commissioner indicted on racketeering charges […]

Dec. 20

December 20, 2011 --

Accused Brunswick judge to step down from bench 49 implicated in Dougherty County cheating scandal Group accuses Gingrich of illegally profiting from campaign Olens travel tab paid by tobacco lobbyist Open meetings complaints filed against 2 Macon councilmen

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 30

July 30, 2011 --

Draft map puts Savannah congressman in another’s district PSC’s Tim Echols defends his travel expenses AG cites Forsyth Co. for Open Meetings violation  

July 29

July 29, 2011 --

Cobb school board accused of violating laws, blacklisting Forest Park councilwoman ousted in chaotic meeting ATL principals say test monitors prevented cheating Ogeechee riverkeeper to sue Screven Co. industry Savannah council coached on open meetings, records laws

May 17

May 17, 2011 --

Delta rolls out platinum upgrades for top Republicans ATL council sued for alleged Open Meetings violations Savannah, Statesboro councils sued for meeting without notice Ga. ag chief proposes fines for food safety violations