Rinse and repeat

Records case costs public $50,000.

The recent legal battle over access to public records at Augusta’s purchasing department has cost taxpayers more than $50,000 in attorney fees.

Augusta joins the storied ranks of cities who tax the public to pay attorneys to unsuccessfully defend their non-right to withhold documents from the public they are taxing.

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One response to “Rinse and repeat

  1. a case in jackson county, missouri (kansas city, Mo) recently cost the county $225,000 to fight. unbelieveable!

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