The Mississippi Ethics Commission has reversed a preliminary ruling in an open meetings complaint filed against Columbus Mayor Robert Smith.
The city of Columbus is claiming a preliminary report from the Mississippi Ethics Commission that recommended a $500 fine against Mayor Robert Smith for an Open Meetings Act violation is based on mistaken facts.
The state Ethics Commission has imposed a $500 fine on the mayor of Columbus after finding that he violated a Mississippi Open Meetings Act last year.
A chancery court judge has denied the state Ethics Commission’s motion to intervene in a city of Columbus appeal of a 2014 decision.
The city of Columbus and the Mississippi Ethics Commission are awaiting a ruling from Chancery Judge Kenneth Burns after a preliminary hearing for the city’s appeal against a state Ethics Commission finding.
The Mississippi Ethics Commission dismissed a 2014 Open Meetings Act complaint against Starkville aldermen that alleged impropriety with an earlier school board vote.
TUPELO — Public officials’ text messages about government business are public records, the Mississippi Ethics Commission says. The commission’s first opinion on the matter was