Joe Towns’ threat to challenge finance disclosure law influenced secret vote to reduce his fines

Longtime Memphis lawmaker Joe Towns threatened to file a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Tennessee’s campaign finance disclosure laws if a settlement of Towns’ outstanding fines was not accepted, members Continue Reading

Judge rules Tennessee School Boards Association is ‘functional equivalent’

A Davidson County judge ruled Monday that the Tennessee School Boards Association is subject to the state public records law because it is a functional equivalent of a government agency. Continue Reading