Metro Nashville has no plans to shorten notice of zoning hearings

Metro’s law director Jon Cooper said this morning that Davidson County has no plans to shorten the amount of public notice it gives to citizens of public hearings on proposed Continue Reading

Shorter public notice of zoning hearings draws questions

Update 2-17-16. I talked with Jon Cooper, Metro’s law director this morning, and he said that Metro Nashville had no plans for changing the way it gives notice for public Continue Reading

Bill shortens public notice for zoning changes in Nashville

A bill that would shorten the amount of time of public notice for public hearings on zoning changes in Metropolitan Nashville passed unanimously in a key Senate committee and a Continue Reading

Nashville school board to consider more transparency for charter schools

Nashville’s school board is scheduled to discuss tonight potential adoption of public accountability standards for charter schools that would require, among other things, more transparency about how they operate and Continue Reading

Tennessee Supreme Court agrees to hear public records case involving police files

The Tennessee Supreme Court has granted the application of The Tennessean and other media organizations to appeal a Court of Appeals decision regarding what police records are exempt from the Continue Reading