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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- State Sen. Randy McNally has not decided whether he will sponsor legislation proposing changes to Tennessee's open government laws.
The Oak Ridge Republican chaired the study committee that recommended the changes, but said he has some concerns about a proposal that would allow government officials to meet in private to discuss public business.
The recommendations would be a big change over the current law that does not allow officials to discuss public business in private meetings, with some narrow exceptions.
The new proposal allows up to three members of a panel to deliberate in private, and even decide how they will vote, as long as they don't form a majority of the body they serve on.
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