The staff has already been "reduced". There will be not one to make an appointment with. Besides protecting Georgia's historical documents, the archives provides open access to records necessary for government transparency and business. If you want access to public records as citizens of this state, tell Governor Deal not to close the Georgia Archives: http://gov.georgia.gov/webform/contact-gov…
Yes there is a good reason they are in Morrow. The downtown building where archival records used to be stored was falling apart. The Building in Morrow is open to public tours and is an environmentally controlled building. It is quite an impressive and well run institution. Unfortunately, it is severely underfunded and has lost 70 % of its staff due to budget cuts. Scott obviously is attacking the wrong group. He needs to better inform himself and ask the legislators and help raise awareness to help fund the institutions that protect Georgia's history instead of attacking the institutions themselves.
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