Thurbert Baker

Glier, Ray
January 2005
Georgia Trend;Jan2005, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p30
This article presents a profile of Thurbert Baker, Attorney General of State of Georgia. Open government is a crusade for Baker, who has generally made open records and open meetings a priority since taking office and who continues to aid citizens in prying open doors. Baker not only encourages citizens to look under rocks and get as close to the truth as possible, he isn't afraid to go toe-to-toe with the powerful. Baker won an historic legal tussle with Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue over voter redistricting and who has ultimate authority in the state.


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