Report: Fiscal impact of tax breaks kept confidential

Tom Humphrey reports in his Humphrey on the Hill blog about a report to the state’s Fiscal Review Committee last week that highlights an inability to measure the cost of tax Continue Reading

Judge rules Sumner County Schools violated public records law, orders it to stop

GALLATIN — Nearly 20 months after citizen Ken Jakes requested to see the Sumner County Schools public records policy, Sumner County Judge Dee Gay ruled today that the school district Continue Reading

Judge says Sumner County Schools denied public records request, but not willful

Sumner County Judge Dee David Gay said Thursday in preliminary findings that Sumner County Schools denied a public records request from open government advocate Ken Jakes, but that he heard Continue Reading

NFOIC and SPJ combine war chests to fight for Freedom of Information

Joint press release from SPJ-NFOIC. (TCOG is a member of NFOIC): INDIANAPOLIS/Jefferson City – The Society of Professional Journalists and the National Freedom of Information Coalition are joining forces – Continue Reading