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GFAF Top Resources

FOI Resources

  1. Sample Open Records Request
  2. Georgia Open Records Act
  3. Georgia Open Meetings Act
  4. Letters of Inquiry
  1. Red Book: open records and meetings
  2. Blue Book: open records and law enforcement
  3. Green Book: open records and public schools
  4. 2013 GA Bar Media & Judiciary Conference
  5. 2015 GA Bar Media & Judiciary Conference


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In the spirit of Charles L. Weltner The Weltner Freedom of Information Banquet, which occurs each January, honors the Georgian who has done the most for freedom of information. It is named for the former chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court who championed F.O.I. and ethics in state government.


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