Times Free Press: Erlanger trustees to re-vote on bonus resolutions tonight

From the Chattanooga Times Free Press (reprinted with permission). By Kate Belz When Erlanger hospital’s trustees take up the issue of executive bonuses at their board meeting tonight, the main Continue Reading

Lawmakers tweak public records law, but avoid new fees for now

Sponsors delayed action on legislation that could have made accessing public records more expensive for citizens and news media, but lawmakers in the 109th General Assembly moved ahead on other changes to the Continue Reading

Erlanger Health System board plans new meeting on bonuses

The Times Free Press reports that the Erlanger Health System governing board in Chattanooga plans to hold a new meeting to reconsider $1.7 million in executive bonuses it approved last Continue Reading

Times Free Press: AG’s opinion gives Erlanger another bonus dilemma

Following is a reprint of today’s Chattanooga Times Free Press story about the AG’s opinion on requirements for public hospital boards under the Tennessee Open Meetings Act. The Times Free Continue Reading

AG opinion says public hospital boards can’t meet privately on compensation

Attorney General Herbert Slatery issued an opinion yesterday that public hospital boards do not have an exemption to the Open Meetings Act that allows them to meet privately to discuss Continue Reading