MO city attorney disputes Sunshine Law violation

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 09/21/2015 - 3:47pm

Joplin's top legal adviser contends he did not violate the Missouri Sunshine Law when he took an unposted telephone poll Sunday of City Council members on a settlement proposal in the Mike Woolston ethics case.

City Attorney Peter Edwards said he is allowed to call members of the City Council. But an attorney for the Missouri Press Association said there is no provision in the Open Records Law for telephone polls. Continue...

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