Kentucky Institute joins groups across spectrum opposing proposal to place public business on private devices outside open records reach

Groups and media organizations across the political spectrum were alarmed when, as the Bluegrass Institute Center for Open Government reported,  House Bill 302 was changed to reclassify government business done on private devices and accounts as outside the reach of the open records law. As a result, the independent nonpartisan Bluegrass Institute has joined with Forward…


Transparency taking another hit in Kentucky

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When I tried to fight my way into a closed-door Kentucky budget negotiation in 2006, the windows on the doors were covered with newspaper. I was physically restrained by a cop (or security guard) for looking through a gap in the newspaper. I’m glad my Bluegrass Institute colleagues are keeping the heat up.