Tennessee’s move toward charging for inspection of records serves as an opengov deterrent and limits the public’s right to knowContinue reading
The 2016 state legislative sessions have already witnessed a host of important actions, with legislators across the country considering measures to increase and decrease governmental transparency.Continue reading
As primary season begins to wind down, outside conservative groups are still pouring money into TV ads and mailers, trying to score a few upsets against longtime incumbents.Continue reading
It seems our Senators have a thing or two learn from their home states when it comes to campaign finance reporting: 31 states currently require mandatory electronic reporting ("e-filing") of their elected representative's campaign finance records -- a leap above ...Continue reading
- The Arizona Public Interest Research Group awarded Arizona an A-minus on how it helps taxpayers find information online pertaining to ...
- The Jordan-Elbridge County school district held a training session for the public on the county’s open meetings law. State ...
A new trend by those in power to keep public information secret from those who are not, is slowly spreading ...Continue reading
We're reading about stunning disrespect for the role disclosure plays in democracy, coming from Tennessee's Governor, who has ...Continue reading
The Supreme Court’s decision in the Citizens United v. FEC case has rendered 24 states' election laws unconstitutional. The 5-4 ruling in favor of Citizens United reversed a provision of the McCain-Feingold act that prohibited any electioneering communication—defined ...Continue reading