Questions about photography ban, ID requirement prompts committee to stop agency’s public records rules

The Joint Government Operations Committee voted today to ask the Department of Financial Institutions to hold a public hearing on its rules related to public records requests after questions about Continue Reading

Bill Lee says he will lead “complete overhaul” of public records, open meetings laws

Governor-elect Bill Lee announced today on the priorities page of his new website that he “will lead a complete overhaul of our open records and open meetings acts” and receive public Continue Reading

Judge rules against Phil Williams saying public records can be withheld if relevant to an investigation

Another blow was dealt to public records access in Tennessee this month when NewsChannel 5 lost a case in Chancery Court in Davidson County related to a recent controversy involving Continue Reading