A regular meeting is any agency meeting that is not a special or emergency meeting.
Under 65 Pa. Cons. Stat. § 703, a meeting is defined as: “Any prearranged gathering of an agency which is attended or participated in by a quorum of the members of an agency held for the purpose of deliberating agency business or taking official action.” Id.
Although no Pennsylvania court has specifically addressed whether a reporter's material is cumulative evidence, if the material is cumulative, it necessarily is not crucial and likely is available from alternative sources. Accordingly, the party seeking disclosure would not be able to meet its burden in overcoming the First Amendment privilege.