Open Records Counsel plans 2nd draft of model public records policy for ACOG

Open Records Counsel Ann Butterworth told members of the Advisory Committee on Open Government at a Friday meeting that her office will develop a second draft of a model public Continue Reading

Read TCOG’s comments on proposed model public records policy

TCOG Letter on Model Public Records Policy 12-7-16 Tennessee Coalition for Open Government provided written feedback Wednesday on the Office of Open Records Counsel’s proposed “Best Practices & Guidelines and Continue Reading

Government lawyer to join Open Records Counsel as new deputy

Lee Pope, an attorney with six years experience working in Tennessee state government, has been hired as Deputy Open Records Counsel, a newly created position in the Office of Open Continue Reading

Open Records Counsel begins work on model public records policy

Open Records Counsel Ann Butterworth told members of the Advisory Committee on Open Government last week that she hopes to have a final version of a new model public records policy finished Continue Reading

So what ever happened to the fees to inspect bill?

Last year at this time, open government advocates in the state had successfully convinced lawmakers to delay action on an ill-conceived proposal to allow government to charge fees to inspect Continue Reading