Tag Archives: open meetings law

Judge rules for state in videotaping case, orders Cumming officials to pay $12,000

Superior Court judges rules that Cumming city officials were wrong when they ejected a journalist who tried to videotape a city council meeting, orders them to pay $12,000 in penalty fees . . .

Tags: Cumming , Ford Gravitt , journalist videotaping , Nydia Tisdale , open meetings law , Robert Adamson , Sam Olens

Cumming mayor says he is ‘immune’ from open meetings act, law is also ‘unconstitutional’

Cumming Mayor Ford Gravitt argues that he is “immune” from any lawsuits for alleged violations of the state’s open meetings act . . .

Tags: Cumming , Ford Gravitt , open meetings law , Sam Olens

Olens sues Cumming and its mayor over open meetings violation

Attorney General Olens sues Cumming and Mayor Ford Gravitt for violating the open meetings law by ejecting a woman who tried to videotape a city council meeting . . .

Tags: Cumming , Ford Gravitt , Nydia Tisdale , open meetings law , Sam Olens

Bill revising open records law is adopted

House approves revisions to state’s open meetings, open records laws . . .

Tags: Jay Powell , open meetings law , open records law , Sam Olens

Court smacks Atlanta for violating open meetings law

The Georgia Supreme Court rules that the City of Atlanta violated the open meetings law by not providing information on how city council members voted . . .

Tags: Atlanta City Council , Georgia Supreme Court , Matthew Cardinale , open meetings law