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

Open Records Committee recommends changes to exemption process

An open records committee that has met over the past five months to consider the growing number of exemptions to Tennessee’s Public Records Act says it will recommend a new, Continue Reading

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