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Show us the money, let us see how tax dollars are spent

By Kelley Shannon, Governor, Headliners Foundation of Texas

September 8, 2018

It’s quite simple, really. We Texans have a right to know how our taxpayer dollars are spent. It’s our money. We, the people, choose our government. Our elected public officials represent us. They manage and spend our tax money. But …

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Spirit of FOI Awards Call for Entries

By Executive Director, Headliners Foundation

May 18, 2018

The FOI Foundation of Texas presents the Spirit of FOI award recognizing outstanding journalism that uses or calls attention to public information laws. The contest is open to Texas broadcast, print and online media. The deadline for submissions is May 31, 2018. Entries must have …

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NBC5 wins Peabody for bus agency reports

By Executive Director, Headliners Foundation

April 27, 2018

By Sarah Sarder Staff Writer sarah.sarder@dallasnews.com KXAS-TV (NBC5) has won a Peabody Award for its investigative series “Big Buses, Bigger Problems: Taxpayers taken for a ride,” the award’s board of jurors announced Tuesday. The investigation focused on Dallas County Schools, …

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