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Arizona AG: Open Meeting Law Not Against Talking to the Press

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· Story link Arizona"s attorney general soundly rejected the view of some legal analysts who argue that public officials can…

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Arizona”s attorney general soundly rejected the view of some legal analysts who argue that public officials can break the state’s open meeting law by talking to the media. “I don’t think there can be a worse interpretation of the Open Meeting Law,” AG Terry Goddard said in a recent opinion. Talking to the media, he said, supports the interest of open government. (1/2/08)