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Tennessee law requires government to inform citizens about getting public records

Richard Briggs

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The state Legislature has passed a bill that will require nearly every government office across Tennessee to tell citizens how they can get public records.

The measure first directs the open records counsel in the state comptroller’s office to come up with a model public records policy that local government agencies could adapt. The legislation would then require government offices to have a written public records polic