The whole point of open-records and sunshine laws is to conduct the public's business in the light of day. But governments are always trying to shield their doings from the people who pay the bills.
Raleigh (North Carolina) News & Observer: Cities, agencies seek right to sue. State law gives you the right to see public records and attend government meetings. But now the government wants the power to sue you for asking.
This proposed law is plainly not designed to clarify open-access questions. It's a blatant threat against people who want to keep open government. What a travesty.