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County Told It Can’t Treat Citizen Comments as Confidential

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· Story link The Morgantown Dominion Post is going to be able to review the nearly 3,600 public comments Monongalia…

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The Morgantown Dominion Post is going to be able to review the nearly 3,600 public comments Monongalia County received in response to a proposed ban on smoking. Circuit Judge Robert Stone ruled for the newspaper, saying that individuals who write to government officials on a public issue have no expectation of confidentiality. (4/28/08)