2019 Legislative Report: New exemptions to Public Records Act, and bills that failed or were delayed

Following is a list of new public records exemptions and other public record laws passed by the 111th General Assembly, plus some proposals that failed or were delayed until next Continue Reading

Hamilton County School Board, Tennessee Risk Management Trust miss point on confidentiality agreement

The Hamilton County School Board’s attorney on Wednesday finally revealed to school board members the settlement payout amount of $750,000 to a student sexually assaulted during a basketball tournament trip. Continue Reading

Proposed bills seek to clarify, change law related to government settlement agreements

A collection of bills introduced in the Tennessee General Assembly are aimed at clarifying or changing parts of the law surrounding government settlement agreements. Government entities are prohibited from entering Continue Reading