15 decisions on public records by the Tennessee Legislature in 2016

This year, Tennessee lawmakers punted on public records bills that could have created new access rights to see police body camera video and files of finished investigations into officer-involved shootings. Continue Reading

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