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Tennessee Commission Hears Conflicting Views on Access

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· Story link A Tennessee commission reviewing the state’s open government laws got sharply conflicting views at its initial hearings.…

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A Tennessee commission reviewing the state’s open government laws got sharply conflicting views at its initial hearings. Local government officials asked for more exemptions to the current laws permitting closure, saying the existing laws made it difficult to deal with sensitive issues. Open government advocates called for penalties because current law is widely ignored. (9;/24/07)