Sunshine Week

In an effort to help promote Sunshine Week, TNReport is republishing editorial cartoons kindly made available by Sunshineweek.org to raise awareness about the fundamental importance of open government in a free society. “Though created by journalists, Sunshine Week is about the public’s right to know what its government is doing, and why,” say organizers of […]

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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation files are exempt from Tennessee’s Public Records Act, and look likely to stay that way for now at least.

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Press Release from Rep. Jimmy Naifeh; March 21, 2011: Of all weeks to work behind closed doors–last week was “Sunshine Week”–open government, transparency, etc… This amendment was a compromise between the House Republicans–moderates and Tea Party members. We (House Democrats on Education General Sub Committee) were never invited for input. This was merely an attempt […]

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