Even elected officials have trouble prying loose government information

Tucked in a Nashville Scene article about Nashville councilman John Cooper is an anecdote that is not altogether unusual — an elected official hitting a roadblock in getting what he thinks Continue Reading

Interested in open government? Bills to watch in 2017 in Tennessee

Lawmakers have filed dozens of bill this year that could affect a citizen’s ability to get information about their local and state government.  While it’s still early, here is a Continue Reading

Knoxville News Sentinel: State holds back emails on outsourcing project

Governor Bill Haslam’s office released 72 pages of emails of his chief operating officer in charge of the state’s building-management outsourcing project, but held back some, saying they fell under Continue Reading