Knoxville Mercury: Tennessee’s Open-Government Laws Are Outdated and in Danger of Being Undermined

Good piece of reporting by S. Heather Duncan of the Knoxville Mercury on recent goings-on with the Tennessee Public Records Act. Duncan compiles some examples… In the first four months Continue Reading

Judge denies open records lawsuit against Haslam

By ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press A tax attorney who sued for the release of records from Gov. Bill Haslam’s administration related to a $350,000 analysis of business tax collections in Tennessee Continue Reading

Bill to allow new public records fees pulled from House consideration

State Rep. Steve McDaniel this morning took off notice a bill that would allow new charges to be assessed citizens who want to inspect public records. House Bill 315 and Continue Reading

NFOIC and SPJ combine war chests to fight for Freedom of Information

Joint press release from SPJ-NFOIC. (TCOG is a member of NFOIC): INDIANAPOLIS/Jefferson City – The Society of Professional Journalists and the National Freedom of Information Coalition are joining forces – Continue Reading