Tennessee Coalition for Open Government Executive Director Deborah Fisher Explains the Application of the Deliberative Process Privilege in Nashville Post Lawsuit

Wednesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed Tennessee Coalition for Open Government’s Deborah Fisher to the newsmaker line to weigh in on the Nashville Post lawsuit and to outline deliberative process privilege.

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FW Publishing and Nashville Scene Reporter File Public Records Lawsuit Against Gov. Lee to Release Documents from $3 Million McKinsey Contract

FW Publishing, the parent company of the Nashville Scene, and reporter Stephen Elliot filed a public records lawsuit against Governor Bill Lee after the state failed to provide reports for the state compiled by consulting group McKinsey and Company.

The suit, which names both Lee and Tennessee Department of Human Resources Commissioner Juan Williams as respondents, argues the journalist is entitled to the documents under the Tennessee Public Records Act.

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