New public records study: Problems with access and how to improve

A new public records study commissioned by the Knight Foundation and released today during Sunshine Week outlines key problems seen by freedom of information experts in access to public records across the Continue Reading

Chattanooga contests paying $74,427 in legal fees after losing Sunshine Law case

The city of Chattanooga is contesting legal fees awarded to a citizen who sued and won over a violation of the Tennessee Open Meetings Act, Chattanoogan.com reported Sunday. Helen Burns Sharp brought Continue Reading

Citizen wins attorneys fees in Chattanooga Open Meetings case

Chancellor Pamela Fleenor on Friday issued an order awarding attorney fees, expenses and other costs to citizen Helen Burns Sharp who sued the city of Chattanooga’s industrial development board over Continue Reading