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Transparency Leads to Real News

By Kelley Shannon, Governor, Headliners Foundation of Texas

September 8, 2017

Whether depending on our government for storm recovery, good schools, police protection or other important services, openness and access to information are essential to ensuring the job gets done. A free flow of information helps citizens keep watch on their …

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H. Belo president, Dallas Morning News publisher Jim Moroney to receive James Madison Award

By Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas

August 29, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 16, 2017 AUSTIN – Jim Moroney, publisher of The Dallas Morning News and chief executive officer of the A. H. Belo Corporation, is the recipient of the 2017 James Madison Award presented by the Freedom of …

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Needed Repairs to Texas Public Information Act Fail During Texas Legislative Session

By Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas

June 28, 2017

May 29, 2017 Texas Legislature fails to pass major open government bills; transparency advocates look to 2019 session to repair Public Information Act AUSTIN _ Major open government proposals to enhance the public’s right to know failed to pass the …

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