TVA denies News Sentinel appeal to release incentives for auto-parts maker

The Knoxville News Sentinel reports that TVA has rejected the newspaper’s appeal to reveal the incentives given to a South Korean company to expand its auto-parts manufacturing plant in Clinton. Continue Reading

Chattanooga citizen files second open government lawsuit over economic development

Chattanooga citizen Helen Burns Sharp has filed a second lawsuit against Chattanooga’s industrial development board, alleging more violations of the Tennessee Open Meetings Act and the Tennessee Public Records Act, Continue Reading

Read judge’s order in Open Meetings case against Chattanooga Industrial Development Board

Helen Burns Sharp, whose career included working as a community planner for state and municipal government, spent $50,000 of her retirement savings to bring a lawsuit against the Chattanooga Industrial Continue Reading

Chattanooga judge voids $9 million deal on Open Meetings violation

A citizen spent $50,000 of her own money to bring a lawsuit against Chattanooga’s industrial development board, and won. Hamilton County Chancellor Frank Brown says the board violated the Tennessee Continue Reading

Newspapers delve into alleged Sunshine Law violations in zoning vote

The Knoxville News Sentinel in its Sunday edition digs into a lawsuit alleging violations of the Open Meetings Act in Greene County when approval was given to rezone land for a Continue Reading