2019 Legislative Report: New exemptions to Public Records Act, and bills that failed or were delayed

Following is a list of new public records exemptions and other public record laws passed by the 111th General Assembly, plus some proposals that failed or were delayed until next 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

TCOG lists 13 exemptions, exemption categories that need revision or elimination

Tennessee Coalition for Open Government recently provided the Open Records Ad Hoc Committee 13 exemptions or categories of exemptions that are interfering with the public’s right to know what government Continue Reading