Sunshine Week may have you asking: What information is publicly available?
From March 12-18, Community Impact Newspaper is celebrating Sunshine Week, by educating readers on what records are available to the public, how to request them and how to use public information. Here are some answers to some common questions about open records requests. What is public information? In Texas, information produced by state and local agencies is covered under the Texas Public Information Act, which means the public has a right to view it. The act defines public information as “written, produced, collected, assembled or maintained under a law or ordinance or in connection with the transaction of official business.” What […]
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