Google’s secrecy agreement with the Montgomery County IDB should be undone

On Dec. 22 2015, the Industrial Development Board of Montgomery County entered into a “Payment in Lieu of Tax Agreement” with Google “to induce” it to build and operate an Continue Reading

Appeals court rules economic development organization subject to public records, open meetings law

In a win for a group of citizens in East Tennessee, the Court of Appeals in Knoxville ruled this week that a nonprofit economic development organization in Jefferson County is Continue Reading