Chattanooga Times Free Press reports hospital board’s possible Sunshine Law violations

The Chattanooga Times Free Press has reported several stories about a local hospital board’s possible Sunshine Law violations related to deliberations to award $1.7 million in executive bonuses. The hospital board’s Continue Reading

Johnson City Press’ Robert Houk: Sunshine Law requires officials to be seen and heard

The Johnson City Press Opinion Page Editor Robert Houk penned a strong column on the need for governing bodies to make sure citizens can hear their deliberations during a public meeting. Continue Reading

TCOG, SPJ-East TN: Arguments in Open Meetings case make a mockery of state’s Sunshine Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 3, 2014 CONTACTS:  Deborah Fisher, executive director, Tennessee Coalition for Open Government, fisher@tcog.info, (615) 602-4080; Michael T. Martinez, president of the East Tennessee Professional Chapter of the Society Continue Reading