McNally, Harwell seek review of Tennessee open records exemptions

The speakers of the House and Senate have asked the Office of Open Records Counsel for a “thorough and comprehensive review” of the various exemptions to the Tennessee Public Records Continue Reading

Weekly notice of House pre-meetings will help the public

The schedule for Tennessee House pre-meetings will now be announced weekly on the General Assembly’s website, as well as posted on hallway bulletin boards at Legislative Plaza — a significant Continue Reading

Open government advocate named to committee to look at Legislature’s sexual harassment policy

A legislative sexual harassment policy that has come under criticism, partly because it allows for complete secrecy, will be reviewed by an independent committee in the wake of accusations about state Continue Reading