OORC: Carter County committee appointments may have violated Sunshine Law

Elisha Hodge with the Office of Open Records Counsel alerted the Carter County Commission chairman this week that it appears the governing body violated the Tennessee Open Meetings Act in Continue Reading

Lawsuit alleges Open Meetings violation in Greene County

A second lawsuit alleging an open meetings violation in Greene County in relation to an industrial plant under construction there has been filed by citizens associated with the group, Save Continue Reading

Chattanooga citizen files second open government lawsuit over economic development

Chattanooga citizen Helen Burns Sharp has filed a second lawsuit against Chattanooga’s industrial development board, alleging more violations of the Tennessee Open Meetings Act and the Tennessee Public Records Act, Continue Reading

City of Nashville declines records request that could help show judges’ hours at courthouse

The city of Nashville declined part of a recent public records request by The Tennesssean that would have shown the time of day Davidson County judges used their access cards to Continue Reading

Ramsey, Ashe call for more transparency in the Tennessee Attorney General selection

Tennessee’s lieutenant governor and a former mayor of Knoxville have called for more transparency in the Tennessee Supreme Court’s selection of the Attorney General. Bob Cooper currently holds the slot, Continue Reading