Jim Deckard http://wkms.org en Deckard Speaks Out About KY Attorney General Opinion on MSU Board's Social Gathering http://wkms.org/post/deckard-speaks-out-about-ky-attorney-general-opinion-msu-boards-social-gathering <p>Lexington Attorney, Jim Deckard stands by his request that the Murray State Board of Regents should declare votes cast the day after an illegal meeting null and void. Deckard requested the board take action in an initial complaint on March 22<sup>nd</sup> regarding a social gathering of six regents the night before the board’s quarterly meeting. Deckard, following a denial from MSU, issued an appeal to the Kentucky Attorney General on April 1<sup>st</sup>.<a href="http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-attorney-general-opinion-msu-board-regents-violated-ky-open-meetings-law"> The Attorney General declared the social gathering of a quorum of regents illegal </a>because board business was discussed and there were no minutes taken at the illegal meeting.</p><p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 16:55:54 +0000 Chad Lampe 30743 at http://wkms.org Deckard Speaks Out About KY Attorney General Opinion on MSU Board's Social Gathering Kentucky Attorney General Opinion: MSU Board of Regents Violated KY Open Meetings Law http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-attorney-general-opinion-msu-board-regents-violated-ky-open-meetings-law <p>Kentucky’s Attorney General says the Murray State Board of Regents violated Kentucky’s open meetings law when a quorum of the board attended a social gathering at the home of Regent Sharon Green on March 14<sup>th</sup>. Lexington Attorney Jim Deckard sought the opinion after board Chairman Constantine Curris, through an attorney, denied allegations of an illegal meeting.</p><p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 16:29:11 +0000 Chad Lampe 30690 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Attorney General Opinion: MSU Board of Regents Violated KY Open Meetings Law Lexington Attorney Files MSU Open Meetings Complaint Appeal with Office of Attorney General http://wkms.org/post/lexington-attorney-files-msu-open-meetings-complaint-appeal-office-attorney-general <p>Lexington Attorney Jim Deckard is appealing the denial of his open meetings complaint with the Office of the Kentucky Attorney General. Deckard alleges that the Murray State Board of Regents violated Kentucky's open meetings law when a group of <a href="http://www.wkms.org/post/newspaper-editorials-and-msus-staff-congress-question-board-regents-social-gathering">five or six regents attended a social gathering </a>and casually discussed university business.&nbsp; The day following the social gathering the board held its quarterly meeting and, under the guise of other business, voted not to extend President Randy Dunn a new contract.</p><p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 18:26:01 +0000 Chad Lampe 30009 at http://wkms.org Lexington Attorney Files MSU Open Meetings Complaint Appeal with Office of Attorney General