Rep. Todd Hunter’s bill adds messages from any phone or device used for official business—whether it’s personal or government-owned—to the scope of public information. It also prohibits officials from sending most emails or texts during a public meeting.
Daily Archives: April 1, 2013
There’s a dirty little secret hidden in the Senate’s budget celebration: when you account for inflation and Texas’ growing enrollment, the Senate’s budget would actually leave schools with less money per student than they get today.
The Observer’s Melissa del Bosque was named a finalist today for a National Magazine Award for this story.
One of this session’s hottest issues has been whether Texas will take a Medicaid expansion deal offered by the federal government. Under Medicaid expansion, roughly 1.5 million more Texans would be covered under the health insurance program, while the feds …