Ballard Spahr by Alexander I. Ziccardi and Michael Berry October 19, 2017 In recent years, the battle over government transparency has opened up a new front—private email accounts. The press and transparency advocates have argued that records kept in a government official’s private email account should be accessible through state open records requests if they […]
Who are you going to call?
Pensacola News Journal by David Dunn-Rankin October 2, 2014 A local sheriff refuses to give you access to public records. Who are you going to call? The city is willing to give you the public records you requested, but it wants to charge you an exorbitant amount of money for the privilege. Who are you […]
Transparency Project of Georgia offers free columns
Valdosta Daily Times October 1, 2017 Articles, columns, guest editorials and educational materials on the subject of government transparency are available for free from the Transparency Project of Georgia. Anyone can access the free materials simply by visiting transparencyprojectofgeorgia.com. At the website, users will find a tab for free editorials, along with information for the general […]