Upcoming Events

Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas Open Government Seminars

The Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas will hold Open Government Seminars on April 17 in Arlington, and May 1 in Houston. The seminars address timely topics related to the Texas Public Information Act and Texas Open Meetings Act and include a legislative update on recent changes to the laws.

For background and registration information, visit FOIFT.ORG.

Let the Sun Shine: Restoring Government Transparency in Texas
Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
Meeting Room TBA
8:30 – 11:30 am
May 17, 2018
Hosted by Rep. Todd Hunter, R-Corpus Christi
Stay tuned for more details

Past Events

March 29 – A Conversation On Texas’ Public Information Act

The Texas Public Policy Foundation, the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas, the Texas Press Association, and the Texas Association of Broadcasters will hold a forum on Thursday, March 29, at 11:30, detailing recent developments which have significantly reduced Texan’s ability to access information about how their money is being spent. Read more about this key Sunshine event here.

March 27 – Texas House Review of Open Records Laws

The House Committee on Government Transparency & Operations will hold a hearing on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 and consider Texas’ open meeting laws and related government decision-making policies.

COMMITTEE:              Government Transparency & Operation

TIME & DATE:              10:00 AM, Tuesday, March 27, 2018

PLACE:                          E2.010

House Oversight Committee Hearing