Comptroller Glenn Hegar to speak at FOI Foundation conference Sept. 21

Comptroller Glenn Hegar will be the keynote luncheon speaker at the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas state conference on Friday, Sept. 21, in Austin. Hegar will address transparency initiatives his office is overseeing to encourage all governmental entities to make their financial records publicly accessible.

The one-day conference “Texas: Let the Sun Shine” will also feature panel discussions on college campus free speech, news reporting on difficult issues and the newly formed Sunshine Coalition. Keep an eye on this website for more information on speakers and the detailed agenda.

Registration is open. Early bird rates are available until Sept. 8. Conference sponsorships are also available. For more information contact FOI Foundation executive director Kelley Shannon at Kelley.shannon@foift.org.