Bill to allow more meetings of Advisory Committee on Open Government wins approval

The Advisory Committee on Open Government will be allowed to meet more frequently and at the call of co-chairs under legislation that has won approval from both the Senate and Continue Reading

Knox County mayor proposes removing photography ban on public records

Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett has proposed changing the county’s public records policy to remove the ban on taking pictures of public records, a ban that was adopted when the Continue Reading

State agencies urged by committee chair to allow photos of public records

(Updated 9-21-17 with quotes from the meeting, and more background on the development of the Model Public Records policy that allows government entities to ban photography.) Three state agencies were Continue Reading