Delaying access to public records violates law, appeals court rules

Government entities cannot ignore the requirement in the Tennessee Public Records Act to provide access to records promptly and still be in compliance with the law, according to an appellate Continue Reading

Sumner County School Board blames the Office of Open Records Counsel for bad advice

The Sumner County Board of Education blames the Office of Open Records Counsel for bad advice that led it on a journey of spending almost $250,000 of taxpayer money to Continue Reading

Appellate court reverses trial court, upholds attorney fee provision in public records case

The Court of Appeals on Thursday found a Lynnville city recorder was willful in denying a citizen access to inspect public records when she required an upfront $150, and remanded Continue Reading