Sunshine Week is a national initiative to promote a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information. Participants include news media, civic groups, libraries, nonprofits, schools and Continue Reading →
Click here for our updates on the latest developments, as of close of business March 11, 2016, at Georgia’s General Assembly. Currently, we are most actively monitoring SB 323 and Continue Reading →
Hi, here is our correspondence regarding a portion of Senate Bill 367. Please see more of our analysis of legislative bills in our March 2, 2016 Legislative Watch.
Thoughts from one of GFAF’s new board members, Valdosta Times editor Jim Zachary. Thank you, Jim, for promoting open government in Georgia.
Click here for the latest on First Amendment and open government bills in Georgia, one day after cross-over day in this session of the General Assembly.
ATLANTA (Feb. 23, 2016)—The Georgia First Amendment Foundation (GFAF) has announced up to $30,000 in grants over three years from global cable news network CNN to support the foundation’s open Continue Reading →
Get access to all the material’s from this year’s conference on one page Please also complete the conference evaluation here: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/2623753/25th-Annual-Georgia-Bar-Media-Judiciary-Conference Thank you! Continue Reading →
GFAF Legislative Breakfast: Experts warn against erosion of open government Georgia’s General Assembly makes up its own rules for open records, meetings and transparency, and that means much of the Continue Reading →
Check out this open government victory in Habersham County. Click here to read the opinion. In short, the Court decided that Habersham officials violated the State’s open meetings and records Continue Reading →
Click here to see the amicus brief filed by today by GFAF and others in the the Georgia Court of Appeals in connection with Georgia’s Open Records Act.