BlueCross BlueShield, Cigna, Optum file reverse public records suits to stop release of price information

Three large health care companies who contract with the state to administer the state’s employee health care plan have filed lawsuits to prevent the Department of Finance and Administration from Continue Reading

House bill to limit trade secret exception for government payments fails in subcommittee

“It is we, the Legislature, representatives of the people, who should declare what is a trade secret and what is confidential (about government transactions). Not these private entities who are Continue Reading

Commercial Appeal: Bill would require Tennessee governments to disclose payments to companies

The Commercial Appeal recently did a story about a bill in the Legislature, supported by TCOG, that would solve the issue of business entities claiming that government documents about payments Continue Reading