Watch the video, read excerpts, from House Committee meeting on body cam video

Discussion by members of the House State Government Committee about body cam video legislation that would close access to records mostly centered on how best to avoid advancing the bill Continue Reading

New Tennessee law could make requesting public records less confusing

From Associated Press: The state Legislature has passed a bill that will require nearly every government office across Tennessee to tell citizens how they can get public records. The measure Continue Reading

Model public records policy to be developed under proposed bill

State Rep. Bill Dunn, R-Knoxville, presented an addition to state law Wednesday that would require each government entity in Tennessee to adopt a written public records policy and designate a Continue Reading

TCOG answers state’s 5 questions on charging fees for public records

The Office of Open Records Counsel is posing five questions about charging fees for public records at upcoming hearings Sept. 15-17 in Knoxville, Nashville and Jackson.  Open Records Counsel Ann Continue Reading