open meeting http://wkms.org en Attorney General Sides with New Era on Open Meetings Complaint http://wkms.org/post/attorney-general-sides-new-era-open-meetings-complaint <p></p><p>Kentucky's Attorney General has sided with the Hopkinsville's newspaper over&nbsp;open meetings complaints&nbsp;it filed against the city council.</p><p>Kentucky New Era reporter Carla Jimenez says she filed the complaints after a closed meeting of an April Compensation Committee where five additional city council members attended.</p><p>The committee discussed a proposed contract for Melissa Spurr who was then a candidate for city administrative officer. Jimenez says Spurr removed herself from consideration May 7th. Fri, 24 May 2013 21:13:28 +0000 Whitney Jones 31765 at http://wkms.org Attorney General Sides with New Era on Open Meetings Complaint Madisonville Library Board Violates State Meetings Standard http://wkms.org/post/madisonville-library-board-violates-state-meetings-standard <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Hopkins </span>County-Madisonville<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Library Board acknowledges that a recent policy decision violated the state Open Meetings law. The board recently voted at a special meeting to rescind their major-gifts policy which had required the transfer of donations in excess of $5,000 to the Library Foundation.</span></p><p> Wed, 15 May 2013 18:04:47 +0000 Rob Canning 31653 at http://wkms.org Madisonville Library Board Violates State Meetings Standard Murray State News Files Complaint Against Board of Regents http://wkms.org/post/murray-state-news-files-complaint-against-board-regents <p></p><p><em>The Murray State News</em> has filed an inquiry complaint with the Kentucky Attorney General against the university’s Board of Regents. The student newspaper is seeking the A-G's opinion on the board’s intent to hold a closed door meeting to discuss whether or not to renew university President Randy Dunn's contract. Fri, 01 Mar 2013 16:02:02 +0000 Shelly Baskin 28748 at http://wkms.org Murray State News Files Complaint Against Board of Regents