TCOG plans comment for public records hearings: New fees would choke off citizen oversight

The Office of Open Records Counsel is conducting public records hearings in Knoxville, Nashville and Jackson in September to ask the question: Should the Tennessee Public Records Act permit the Continue Reading

A peek at what’s ahead for the public records hearings

In three weeks, the Office of Open Records Counsel will hold the first of three public hearings on consecutive days in Knoxville, Nashville and Jackson to get comments on whether Continue Reading

What you can do when you think the Open Meetings Act was violated

Because TCOG gets so many questions and complaints from citizens who wonder what they can do when their officials in a local government violate the state’s Open Meetings Act, we’ve set Continue Reading