Tag Archives: open records act

A-G’s office doesn’t support change in open records act

The state law department rejects a request that the state’s open records law be changed to limit requests for public records . . .

Tags: attorney general , open records act

Court hears arguments in open records case involving Kia, union workers

The Georgia Supreme Court takes on a case that involves the withholding of public records from union workers who tried to get jobs at the Kia auto assembly plant . . .

Tags: Georgia Supreme Court , Kia Motors , open records act , Quick Start program , union workers

New open records law could unmask Ga. Power’s ‘trade secrets’

Georgia’s new open records law may make it easier for the public to get access to Georgia Power filings with the PSC that have long been kept private as ‘trade secrets’ . . .

Tags: Bubba McDonald , Doug Everett , Georgia Power , open records act , Plant Vogtle , PSC , Stan Wise , trade secrets

Supreme Court rules against Statesboro on open meetings

The Statesboro City Council met illegally in private and can be ordered to hold substitute meetings in public, the Georgia Supreme Court has ruled . . .

Tags: Georgia Supreme Court , open records act , Statesboro City Council

Political Notes – Deal will sign HOPE bill soon

Gov. Nathan Deal plans to sign the HOPE scholarship revisions early next week; he’ll also have the billboard tree-cutting measure to consider . . .

Tags: billboards , HOPE scholarships , Nathan Deal , open records act , Sam Olens , state bond rating