Group asks court to stop construction on US Nitrogen pipeline based on Open Meetings violation

The Johnson City Press reports that a group of residents have asked for an injunction to halt construction of a water pipeline, saying a key approval to build it took place Continue Reading

Chattanooga contests paying $74,427 in legal fees after losing Sunshine Law case

The city of Chattanooga is contesting legal fees awarded to a citizen who sued and won over a violation of the Tennessee Open Meetings Act, Chattanoogan.com reported Sunday. Helen Burns Sharp brought Continue Reading

Citizen wins attorneys fees in Chattanooga Open Meetings case

Chancellor Pamela Fleenor on Friday issued an order awarding attorney fees, expenses and other costs to citizen Helen Burns Sharp who sued the city of Chattanooga’s industrial development board over Continue Reading

Lawsuit alleges Open Meetings violation in Greene County

A second lawsuit alleging an open meetings violation in Greene County in relation to an industrial plant under construction there has been filed by citizens associated with the group, Save Continue Reading

Eddie Overholt, Industrial Development Boards and their problem with Sunshine laws

Last month, a Hamilton County judge ruled that Chattanooga’s industrial development board violated the Open Meetings Act in a decision to give tax money to a developer to build a Continue Reading