How Atlanta Trampled the Public’s Right to Know: An AJC/WSB-TV Investigation

Number 28065
Subject Public Records
Source Atlanta Journal-Constitution/WSB-TV
State
Year 2018
Publication Date March 2018 to December 2018
Summary In 2018, The AJC and WSB-TV revealed how the Kasim Reed administration illegally acted to withhold public records from the public and Atlanta City Council, doctored legal invoices to conceal the cost of a federal corruption investigation, withheld government documents to hide the scope of the corruption probe and concealed a six-figure settlement with a fired airport official.
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Keywords public records, Freedom of Information, Atlanta, Public's Right to Know, corruption, sunshine laws, government accountability, Kasim Reed, fraud
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