TCOG makes recommendations for vetting state’s public records exemptions

The new Joint Open Records Ad Hoc Committee, formed to consider the growing number of public records exemptions, held its first meeting today. The committee invited TCOG to make a Continue Reading

Legislature’s Open Records Ad Hoc Committee to hold first meeting Aug. 14

The Open Records Ad Hoc Committee will hold its first meeting at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Cordell Hull building as part of an effort to review a growing Continue Reading

UT uses new exemption to keep confidential how much it pays investment, hedge fund managers

Daniel Connolly wrote today in the Knoxville News Sentinel about how the University of Tennessee lobbied for a public records law exemption that is now being used to hide how Continue Reading

TCOG’s 2018 Legislative Report

Following is TCOG’s 2018 legislative report on changes related to public records and open meetings. The 110th General Assembly of Tennessee adjourned April 25. 1 – Selection of state college Continue Reading