Fayette County

Experts to explain state open meetings law, how to get government records

A meeting in Lexington on Thursday night will offer information about Kentucky's open meetings law and government records that are open for public inspection.

The free session, called Open Records 101, will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. in the main first floor conference room at the Lexington Herald-Leader, 100 Midland Avenue.

It will be sponsored by the Bluegrass Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Experts from the Kentucky Attorney General's Office will answer questions and explain details of how the state open meetings law works, and which government records are open to the public.

The information will be useful for journalists and for anyone interested in knowing more about how government operates.