Thursday, February 18, 2010
South Carolina County Council May Have Violated Public Meetings Laws Conducting Business Via E-mail
In a three-part series, TheState.com reports that Horry County, South Carolina council members have repeatedly conducted business via e-mail, without a quorum, and out of the public's view. The Sun News obtained 1,348 pages of e-mails sent between January 2009 and January 2010, which reveal that the council may have violated the state's Freedom of Information Act by having conversations that should have taken place in a public meeting.
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