Nashville police chief publicly blasts DA spokesman who released name of alleged rape victim

The Nashville Police Chief publicly blasted a spokesman in the District Attorney’s office for releasing a police incident report to a TV station that contained the name of a housekeeping employee who Continue Reading

House Republican caucus meetings to be open unless it’s “family discussion”, chairman says

House Republican Caucus Chairman Ryan Williams told the Capitol Hill press corps last week that caucus meetings would be presumed to be open while the legislature is in session, according Continue Reading

Bristol newspaper gets lottery data in Virginia, but same records are secret in Tennessee

The Bristol Herald Courier reported in a Sunday story a geographical sales analysis of lottery data. But it could only tell half the story. Why? While it could report data Continue Reading

Open Records Counsel plans 2nd draft of model public records policy for ACOG

Open Records Counsel Ann Butterworth told members of the Advisory Committee on Open Government at a Friday meeting that her office will develop a second draft of a model public Continue Reading