Tennessean: GOP caucus decides to have closed-door meetings after all

Jake Lowary with The Tennessean reported yesterday that House Republicans have decided they will decide major issues on pending bills behind closed doors. (See: GOP caucus to have closed-door meeting 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

Capitol Press Corps asks to discuss closed meetings of Republican caucus

The Capitol Press Corp has requested to meet with the House’s Republican Caucus Chair, Ryan Williams, R-Cookeville, to discuss an apparent change in policy where journalists are no longer allowed to Continue Reading

Residents file open meetings lawsuit against Memphis City Council over parking vote

The Commercial Appeal reports today that two residents have filed an open meetings lawsuit against the Memphis City Council, alleging that a vote on a resolution that allowed Memphis Zoo overflow Continue Reading

News Sentinel: State museum meeting should be open to the public

The News Sentinel published an editorial today saying that the “Douglas Henry State Museum Commission is barreling toward a possible violation of the state’s Open Meetings Act.” It urges the Continue Reading