Open Records Committee recommends changes to exemption process

An open records committee that has met over the past five months to consider the growing number of exemptions to Tennessee’s Public Records Act says it will recommend a new, Continue Reading

Using cell phones to take pictures of public records? Here’s what the Open Records Counsel says

Earlier this year, Tennessee Coalition for Open Government requested an informal advisory opinion from the Office of Open Records Counsel about taking pictures of public records with cell phones. We Continue Reading

Memphis considers using code names for companies getting economic development incentives

The Economic and Development Growth Engine Board for Memphis (EDGE) is seeking at Attorney General’s opinion on whether it can use code names to keep secret from the public the Continue Reading