TOMA References, January 2010

Texas AG to John Bradley: Stop Violating Texas Open Meetings Act at Forensic Science Commission MeetingTexas Moratorium Network, January 29, 2010.

‘Ultra vires’ could make meetings more open” by Charlie Mitchell, SunHerald, January 26, 2010.

The 2010 Agenda: Open Government” by Wanda Garner Cash, The Texas Tribune, January 26, 2010.

Why Is the Open Meetings Act and the Open Records Act So Important? Let the Big Spring , Texas Concerned Citizens Council Tell You” by Joey G. Dauben, The Ellis County Observer, January 21, 2010.

Texas town backs out of open meetings suit” (AP article) The Houston Chronicle, January 21, 2010.

In Texas, I’m worried about open government” by Dave Lieber, Watchdog Nation, January 18, 2010.

Galveston County Mayors and Council Members Association, by Garrett Bryce,, January 15, 2010.

West University Place councilmember weighs in on lawsuit challenging Texas Open Meetings Act.” by Lee Ann O’Neal, Texas Watchdog, January 15, 2010.

West U. Voices Support For Government Transparency.” by Angela Grant,, January 13, 2010.

In defense of government transparency” by George Boehme, West University Examiner, January 13, 2010.

Pflugerville fighting the Open Meetings ActBlue Dot Blues, January 12, 2010.

West U stands for open government.” by George Boehme,, January 12, 2010. 

Council moves to support Open Meetings Act” by Steve Mark, West University Examiner, January 12, 2010. 

Area cities should not support lawsuit against Open Meetings Law.Beaumont Enterprise, January 11, 2010.

Open Meetings Act Fight May Affect You” by Greg Googan, My Fox Houston, January 11, 2010.

We need more transparency in government, not less” by George Boehme,, January 9, 2010.

Texas officials say open meeting law too tough” posted by David Cuillier, FOIFYI, January 8, 2010.

“Does the Open Meetings Act Go Too Far?” by Richard Whittaker, The Austin Chronicle, January 8, 2010.

City officials around the state gear up for attempt to remove jail time from Open Meetings Act” by Dave Lieber, Star-Telegram, January 7, 2010. 

The truth about open government” by Art Reyna, San Antonio Express, January 7, 2010.

Resident urges others to take action” by Tommy A. Nobles, The Pflugerville Pflag, January 5, 2010.

Open Meetings Act: Jail time for not conducting public’s business in the open has been an effective deterrent.” The Lufkin Daily News, January 5, 2010.

Freedoms under assault, as always” by Gene Policinski, MyCentralJersey. com, January 3, 2010. This article also appeared in eNews Park Forest under a different title.


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