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AG seeks sunnier open records law, admits clouds remain

August 5, 2011 --

Hearings will start this month on an overhaul of Georgia’s sunshine law that would open more meetings to the public and pull hidden public records out of private databases. Attorney General Sam Olens predicts House Bill 397 can pass the state Legislature next year, though he admitted the law doesn’t go as far as he would like.

March 13

March 13, 2011 --

Lawmakers eye tax breaks for business Ga. not prosecuting sunshine law cases Columbus assessment freeze creates tax disparities Federal agencies critique Savannah harbor plan

March 2

March 2, 2011 --

Proposed sunshine law gives GA lawmakers a pass ATL identifies antenna problem with water meters Pay cuts at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church Opinion: Revamp of open gov’t rules a mixed bag