AG’s office did not serve the public interest in seeking loophole to Open Meetings Act

A Davidson County chancellor took much-needed action last week. She gave public accountability a boost and set the Attorney General’s Office straight on the Open Meetings Act. Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Continue Reading

Judge: Registry of Election Finance board violated Open Meetings Act with secret vote by email

Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle ruled today that the Registry of Election Finance violated the Open Meetings Act when it voted by email outside of a public meeting to accept a Continue Reading

Chancellor to hear arguments in open meetings case against election finance board at 10 a.m. today

Chancellor Ellen Lyle is scheduled to hear arguments today in an open meetings lawsuit filed by several news media organizations and Tennessee Coalition for Open Government against the Tennessee Registry Continue Reading

Advisory committee to meet on legislation to limit ‘harassing’ requesters

The Advisory Committee on Open Government will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday to discuss legislation that would limit public records requests from people found to be harassing the government. The Continue Reading