Q&A: Names of homeowners in house fire

From the Lebanon Reporter: Q: The Zionsville Fire Department refuses to give us the names of the homeowners in a March 29 house fire. They are contending that we need to file a public records...

Q&A: Publishing property tax rates

From the North Vernon Plain Dealer and Sun: Q: I’m publishing our county property tax rates next week. In the past we’ve run the notice two weeks in both papers (Sun on Tuesday and Plain Dealer on...

Q&A: School employee’s email account

From the Journal and Courier (Lafayette): Q: A public school employee was accused of something and then resigned. That employee was communicating on his public email account with his attorney. In a...

Q&A: Board of health letter

From the South Bend Tribune: Q: Our local board of health will meet tonight, and one agenda item is a discussion of a response to a controversial bill on admitting privileges for abortion providers...

Q&A: Dinner with elected officials

From the Connersville News-Examiner: Q: There will be an invitation-only dinner hosted by private energy company NextEra Energy Resources. They have invited all Fayette County Council members,...

Q&A: School board and administrator contract

From the Dearborn County Register (Lawrenceburg): Q: Sunman-Dearborn school board is meeting to consider non-renewal of an administrator’s contact. Do they have to name the administrator at that...

Q&A: Economic committee and the Open Door Law

From The Brookville Democrat and The Brookville American: Q: An elected official came to me with a complaint that the county council is meeting illegally. Franklin County Council created an economic...

Q&A: Tobacco advertising

From the Evansville Courier & Press: Q: We have a local tobacco outlet that does print advertising and is considering digital advertising on our core website, courierpress.com. I think I have...