Keeping the public’s business public

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By Sammy F. Franklin
The more the public knows about what elected officials do, the better off we all are. During just about every legislative session, bills are introduced to give governmental bodies the option to distribute notices via the Internet, and this session is no exception. Most of our local governmental bodies don’t want the problems of trying to keep up a website for public notices and feel it would cost more than it cost to have their public notices published in the official journal.

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