New laws passed in 2017 affect access to public records

TCOG Legislative Report 2017 Following is a summary of new laws affecting access to government information. They include 7 new exceptions to the Tennessee Public Records Act, 2 existing exemptions partially Continue Reading

Knoxville News Sentinel: State holds back emails on outsourcing project

Governor Bill Haslam’s office released 72 pages of emails of his chief operating officer in charge of the state’s building-management outsourcing project, but held back some, saying they fell under Continue Reading