“A long way to go” toward transparency

June 8, 2012 2:28PM

Beacon Center CEO Justin Owen recently chatted with Tennessee Report about the state of government transparency in Tennessee.

“We’ve got a long way to go,” said Justin Owen, executive director of the Beacon Center, a free-market think tank. Owen said the Center was charged over $1,000 by the state to fill an open records request. “If it’s a challenge for us, you can forget about average citizens being able to obtain public records. That really needs to change.”

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