Opinion: Law firms lose, taxpayers win
Nov 25, 2012 at 12:14 PM
The High Court struck down a lower court ruling that barred release of billing information that a law firm provided the city of Vermilion. Former Vermilion Mayor Jean Anderson sought the invoices after she was defeated for re-election but the new administration refused to release the details.
Anderson filed a lawsuit to obtain the documents and lost at both the local and appeal courts. We're glad Anderson prevailed with the Supreme Court and believe the ruling will serve the cause of good government and fiscal accountability.
Click here to read the Ohio Supreme Court decision.
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