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Legislature Gets a Pass on Records Law Compliance

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· Story link A lower court judge in Tennessee said that records of legislators are not covered by the state’s…

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A lower court judge in Tennessee said that records of legislators are not covered by the state’s open records law. The ruling came in response to a records involving alleged sexual misconduct by lawmakers and staff. An appellate court ruled two years ago that legislators were not subject to the state’s law on open meetings. (1/5/04)