Senate bill would close some Missouri lawmaker records

Submitted by NFOIC on Thu, 02/21/2019 - 7:30am

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A bill proposed by a Missouri state senator would close several lawmaker emails and other records from public access.

Sen. Ed Emery on Tuesday pitched the bill to a Senate committee.

The Lamar Republican's proposal comes after voters in November approved a constitutional amendment making lawmaker records subject to the Sunshine Law. That law allows the public access to government records. (Read more here...)