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Monday, October 05, 2009

An Oklahoma D.A. Charges 8 Officials with Open Meetings Act Violations

Larry Moore, the Muskogee County district attorney, is throwing the book at eight county officials, including the Sheriff, Police Chief, County Commissioner, and members of the Criminal Trust Authority.  Between them, they're charged with 38 misdemeanor counts of violating Oklahoma's Open Meetings Act.   

A violation of the open-meeting law could result in a fine of up to $500 and up to one year in jail.

Way to go, Larry!  Get more details here

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