NFOIC: Key open government challenges in states emerge from 2017 FOI summit

This from the National Freedom of Information Coalition, which held its 2017 FOI Summit in Nashville Oct. 13-14: The National Freedom of Information Coalition concluded its 2017 FOI Summit in Continue Reading

Interested in open government? Bills to watch in 2017 in Tennessee

Lawmakers have filed dozens of bill this year that could affect a citizen’s ability to get information about their local and state government.  While it’s still early, here is a Continue Reading

15 decisions on public records by the Tennessee Legislature in 2016

This year, Tennessee lawmakers punted on public records bills that could have created new access rights to see police body camera video and files of finished investigations into officer-involved shootings. Continue Reading