TCOG lists 13 exemptions, exemption categories that need revision or elimination

Tennessee Coalition for Open Government recently provided the Open Records Ad Hoc Committee 13 exemptions or categories of exemptions that are interfering with the public’s right to know what government Continue Reading

UT uses new exemption to keep confidential how much it pays investment, hedge fund managers

Daniel Connolly wrote today in the Knoxville News Sentinel about how the University of Tennessee lobbied for a public records law exemption that is now being used to hide how Continue Reading

TCOG’s 2018 Legislative Report

Following is TCOG’s 2018 legislative report on changes related to public records and open meetings. The 110th General Assembly of Tennessee adjourned April 25. 1 – Selection of state college Continue Reading

Bill to allow more confidentiality for college president candidates awaits governor’s signature

Legislation that would allow more confidentiality for college president candidates has passed the House and Senate and is now on the governor’s desk for signature. The bill, which includes an Continue Reading