Scrutiny for Pa. universities' records exemption

A runner passes in front of the Old Main administration building on Penn State's University Park campus Friday, Nov. 18, in State College, Pa. Days after losing the job he held for nearly a half century, former Penn State coach Joe Paterno was diagnosed with a treatable form of lung cancer on Friday. (AP Photo/Andy Colwell)

November 19, 2011 4:58:10 PM PST
A northeastern Pennsylvania lawmaker says he wants to change the commonwealth's three-year-old open records law to get rid of an exemption that allows Penn State and three other state-related universities to keep their operations out of the public eye while receiving taxpayer money.