Sunday, February 21, 2010
Texas City Sued for Violating Open Meetings Act
Citizens of Big Spring, Texas, and the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas, the NFOIC are suing the city for violating the Texas Open Meetings Act for meeting on January 6th to discuss a petition for a tax rollback election without proper notice to the public.
The Concerned Citizens Council of Big Spring-Howard County and the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas hopes the lawsuit sends the message to all city governments that no one is above the law.
Read more here.