Editorial: Advance notice of public meetings is an essential protection

Holding public meetings can sometimes feel like an inconvenience. Nevertheless, if more than one commissioner shows up to do the public’s business, that’s a meeting, and with very few specific exceptions, the public has a right to know about it in advance and to attend.

Editorial: If you want to tweet, you can’t delete

Scott has to understand that if he’s going to use social media as a vehicle to express his political views or advocate for specific government action, he’s turned his Facebook and twitter accounts into public forums where certain types of speech enjoy constitutional protection.

Sen. Scott blocks some from official social media

Constituents blocked from participating in state Sen. Ray Scott’s social media pages believe their access should be restored after a recent court ruling declared such exclusion to be a violation of the First Amendment.