Appeals court: TSSAA subject to Public Records Act

The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association meets the standards of a “functional equivalent” of government and therefore is subject to the Tennessee Public Records Act, an appeals court in Nashville Continue Reading

Lawsuit challenges Sumner Schools for not allowing records request by email

Reporter Tena Lee with the Hendersonville Star News and The Tennessean reports on a new public records issue in Sumner County — a challenge to a school board policy that requires Continue Reading

7 new laws affecting meetings, records in TN – plus a few that didn’t make it

As the 108th General Assembly wraps up this week, here’s a quick rundown on new laws affecting government meetings and open records in Tennessee: Legislation passed: Sexual assault victims: The Continue Reading

Greene County school board chairman apologizes over TV camera ban

The Greene County school board chairman apologized last night to “the board and to the public” over the TV camera ban from its public meeting last month, according to WJHL Continue Reading