Suit: Chamber records are public

At issue is statute that requires disclosure of private group's records when it receives 33 percent public funding

, Daily Report


A Gwinnett lawsuit that names the county's Chamber of Commerce as a defendant could clarify to what extent private organizations receiving government money are obligated to open up their records to public inspection. Attorney Chris McClurg (above left) and plaintiff Sabrina Smith (above right) are asking a Gwinnett court to open up Chamber of Commerce records related to its funding from local government.

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