Gov. Lee’s decision not to release agency recommendations raises questions about deliberative process exemption

In 2005, then-Gov. Phil Bredesen was planning a major scaleback to TennCare to, as he put it, “save” the program whose costs were rising exponentially. A sit-in was staged at Continue Reading

Chancellor refuses to find Nashville school board’s closed-door meeting with attorney allowed under law

Davidson County Chancellor Anne Martin on Wednesday allowed a claim of an Open Meetings violation against the Metro Nashville School Board to go forward, including depositions of school board members Continue Reading

TCOG, Associated Press, Gannett, Sinclair, others file amicus brief in “investigative records” case

Several news organizations and the Tennessee Coalition for Open Government have filed an amicus brief in a case under appeal in which ordinary public records were swept into an investigative Continue Reading