Bill to punish “harassing” public records requesters delayed until first calendars in 2020

Proposed legislation that would allow a government entity in Tennessee to get an injunction to stop public records requesters whose requests constituted “harassment” has been delayed until next year. The Continue Reading

An early look at open government legislation we’re tracking for 2019

Today is a bill filing deadline in Tennessee, so this list will be updated and most certainly will get bigger as we learn more. The larger issue for TCOG will Continue Reading

Three state agencies file hearing notice for public records rules; one bans photos

Three Tennessee state agencies have upcoming public hearings on proposed public records rules. Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, 9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 500 Deaderick Street, Ground Continue Reading