TCOG speaks out as fight over TNInvestco records heads to state Supreme Court

The state’s highest court has been asked to force the release of records pertaining to the $200 million in tax credits for the TNInvestco program, The Tennessean says.

Tennessee Coalition for Open Government Executive Director Frank Gibson was quoted in the story:

Frank Gibson, executive director of the Tennessee Coalition for Open Government, said the case does raise important questions about access to public records.

“The information that they have collected would be considered, under any other scenario, public bidding information,” he said. “The public has a right to know what went into the decision of who $200 million in state money would go to.”

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