Residents file open meetings lawsuit against Memphis City Council over parking vote

The Commercial Appeal reports today that two residents have filed an open meetings lawsuit against the Memphis City Council, alleging that a vote on a resolution that allowed Memphis Zoo overflow Continue Reading

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

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

Chattanooga lawmakers to seek AG opinion on hospital’s possible Open Meetings law violation

The Chattanooga Times Free Press reported in a story that Chattanooga state lawmakers plan to seek an opinion from the Tennessee Attorney General on whether a local publicly funded hospital Continue Reading

Hamilton County commissioners use phones to have secret conversations during public meetings

The Chattanooga Times Free Press reported over the holidays an interesting story about Hamilton County commissioners, some of whom call each other using the phones on the dais to have Continue Reading