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In Mississippi, Gov't Text Messages Are Officially Public Records 33

New submitter Chris Elkins (3620071) writes "Text messages [by public officials about government business] are now officially considered public records. An investigative reporter fought for access to what he believed were public records. He took his fight to the state and won. Mississippi open government and transparency advocates view this unanimous commission opinion as precedent-setting for all government bodies and public officials in the state."
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In Mississippi, Gov't Text Messages Are Officially Public Records

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