TRANSPARENCY: Former assistant U.S. attorney Mike Hurst is representing the Commercial Dispatch, a Columbus-based newspaper, in a case regarding the state’s open meetings law.

Court rules against city in open meetings law appeal

For the first time since the Mississippi Open Meetings law was enacted in 1976, two governmental bodies are appealing decisions handed down by the Mississippi Ethics Commission in cases involving a Columbus newspaper and a citizen of Lauderdale County.

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