MACON—Today, the Bibb County community and the school board got a first hand lesson about Georgia's Open Records and Open Meetings Laws.
Senior Assistant Attorney General Stefan Ritter came down to educate the school board.
Gov. Nathan Deal on Tuesday signed into law a sweeping revision of the state's Open Records Act that strengthens the public's access to records and documents.
Deal had planned to put the proposal into law following a speech to the Atlanta Press Club, but the official copy was inadvertently left at the Capitol. He affixed his signature once he returned to the Gold Dome.
ATLANTA – For 13 years, a Georgia woman has lived under the shadow of a child abuse investigation, though police cleared her of any wrongdoing.
The welts and bruises on her daughter's body turned out to be an allergic reaction to antibiotics. But the investigation showed up on criminal background checks, restricting her access to jobs, housing and even her daughter's school.