Email bill rolls one week in House committee

A bill that would require government entities to accept public records requests they receive by email, if they already use email as an official mode of communication, was rolled a Continue Reading

Legislation would require government to accept records requests via email

State Rep. Courtney Rogers, R-Goodlettsville, has filed a bill that would end the practice of some government entities in Tennessee refusing to accept public records requests by email. The legislation, Continue Reading

AG: Search firm records are open in school director search, Open Meetings Act may apply

The Attorney General in a new opinion says that records in a school director search are open for public inspection, even if the records were obtained by a third party hired Continue Reading

Proposed Tennessee bills could close public records; a few open them up

Lawmakers of 109th General Assembly have filed a host of bills to block or hinder citizen access to public records in the hands of government. Several of the proposed Tennessee Continue Reading