MARCH 31 – VALDOSTA, Ga – The State Attorney General’s Office has ordered the Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County to pay a $500 civil penalty to the State of Continue Reading →
Here’s the GFAF report card on legislation with an impact on government transparency and free speech: what passed and what did not during the 2016 session, and whether it helps Continue Reading →
Georgia’s annual legislative session ended on Thursday, March 24, 2016. Click here for the highs and lows of the transparency and First Amendment bills that passed through the General Assembly Continue Reading →
From WSB-TV: Questionable timing, politics surround case against citizen journalist ATLANTA — March 21, 2016 A citizen journalist honored by several Georgia groups for increasing access to open government is Continue Reading →
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 →