Managing editor of the Advocate-Messenger in Danville and executive editor of Advocate Communications Inc.
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This year marks the 20th anniversary of the 1992 Open Meetings Act and the Open Records Act. The laws, originally passed in the mid-1970s, were amended in 1992. Attorney Jon Fleischaker and John Nelson, managing editor of the Advocate-Messenger in Danville and executive editor of Advocate Communications Inc., discuss the significance of the laws, which came about after a group of lawmakers and Kentucky Press Association representatives met to write the legislation.