Gibson: Debate over online meeting notices shows ‘some politicians place a low value on openness’

Frank Gibson, executive director of the Tennessee Coalition for Open Government, takes on in his latest column the push by some public leaders to change Tennessee’s law to allow public meeting notices to be published online, and not in local newspapers. Here it is on the Murfreesboro Post’s site.

They say it is to save money, but the truth of the matter in both cases is that some politicians place a low value on openness.

“Transparency” is a word that looks good on campaign literature and sounds good in speeches.

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