Lawmakers want Delaware school board meetings recorded

Every Delaware school board will be required to record audio of meetings and post it online if the General Assembly passes a bill being considered in Dover.

Lawmakers who support the legislation and open-government advocates say recorded meetings are a way for citizens to better keep tabs on the actions of elected officials and stay updated on issues facing schools.

"I think it's important that people be able to hear what their elected officials are doing," said Rep. Deborah Hudson, R-Fairthorne, the sponsor of House Bill 61. "And they can do this without any major burden to the district, so I think it just makes sense." Continue>>>