Bill Enabling Violent Tennessee Offenders Who Murder Kids To Escape Accountability Moves Forward By Voice Vote Called By Chair Kelly Keisling (Update 2.23.24)

This Week A Bill That Will Keep The Autopsy Reports Of Children Killed At The Hands Of Violent Crime Offenders From Being Public Record Moved Through The Tennessee House State Government Committee By Voice Vote, Led By Chair Kelly Keisling.

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House Committee Passes Bill Threatening Transparency Of Tennessee Dept. Of Tourism With Voice Vote Called By Chairman Kelly Keisling (Update 2.23.24)

The House State Government Committee Passed Legislation That Allows The Tennessee Department Of Tourist Development To Keep Records Hidden From The Public If The Attorney General And Tourism Commissioner Deem It Necessary.

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Bill Threatens Transparency In Tennessee Department Of Tourist Development (Update 2.19.24)

Recently Proposed Legislation Would Allow The Tennessee Department Of Tourist Development To Keep Records Hidden From The Public At The Discretion Of The Attorney General And Tourism Commissioner.

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Tennessee Bill That Will Enable Violent Offenders Who Murder Kids To Escape Accountability Moves Forward By Voice Vote Called By Chair Iris Rudder

This Week A Bill That Will Keep The Autopsy Reports Of Children Killed At The Hands Of Violent Crime Offenders From Being Public Record Moved Through The Tennessee House Public Service Subcommittee With Relative Ease By Voice Vote, Led By Chair Iris Rudder.

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What Is The Tennessee Department Of Financial Institutions Hiding?

The Tennessee Department Of Financial Institutions Refused To Release Records Related To Consumer Complaints, Citing A Five-Decade-Old Provision In State Law Allowing The Commissioner To Block Any Record Request.

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Catholic League Activist Questions Secrecy Behind Covenant School Shooter’s “Manifesto”

Five Months After The Covenant School Shooting Back In March Of This Year, Regular Tennesseans And Activists Alike Have Been Left To Wonder What Exactly The Shooter’s Writings And Drawings Contained.

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Rep. Elaine Davis’ Bill To Require Public Comments At Government Meetings To Begin July 1st

Starting July 1st, Government Meetings Will Be Required To Have A Period Of Public Comments Thanks To House Bill 448, By State Representative Elaine Davis, R-Knoxville.

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Legislative Office Lawyers Say TN Records Laws Don’t Apply To Them In Lawsuit Over Ethics Codes

Lawyers For The Tennessee Legislative Office Believe The State’s Public Records Don’t Apply To The Legislative Body, And It Would Violate The Separation Of Government Powers For A Court To Compel To Release The Documents Related To Their Investigation Into Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Former Republican Rep. Scotty Campbell.

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Nashville Shooter’s Parents Want To Release the “Manifesto” To Covenant School Families

The Parents Of The Covenant School Shooter Have Announced They Would Like To Release The Shooter’s Written Documents Or “Manifesto” To The Covenant School’s Students.

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Lee Administration Abuses “Deliberative Process Privilege” To Block Tennessee Government Transparency

The Vehicle Used By Governor Bill Lee’s Administration To Legally Block Governmental Transparency And Bypass The Tennessee Open Records Act Has Now Been Revealed.

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