Press Releases

2016 March 29
FOIFT partners with AG’s office in McAllen Open Government Seminar

2016 March 23
FOIFT partners with AG’s office in Houston area Open Government Seminar

2016 March 8
FOIFT partners with AG’s office in El Paso Open Government Seminar

2015 September 17
Dallas Morning News, KXAS, Temple Daily Telegram receive Spirit of FOI Awards

2015 September 1
LBJ Library Director Mark Updegrove speech, open records discussions to be featured at FOI Foundation conference

2015 August 4
Former Senator Don Adams to receive FOI Foundation’s James Madison Award

2015 June 2
Open government, free speech advocates praise new laws protecting public’s right to know

2015 April 8
FOI Foundation of Texas announces call for entries for 2015 Spirit of FOI Award

2015 February 24
Legislation by Rep. Todd Hunter proposes strengthening Texas Public Information Act

2014 September 2
Donnis Baggett to receive FOI Foundation’s James Madison Award at Sept. 12 conference

2014 August 14
Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson, Rep. Todd Hunter to speak at FOI conference

2014 March 31
FOI Foundation of Texas creates new endowment honoring Decherds

2014 March 21
FOI Foundation partners with Attorney General’s Office in hosting Houston Open Government Seminar

2014 March 11
FOI Foundation of Texas announces call for entries for 2014 Spirit of FOI Award

2014 March 5
FOI Foundation of Texas honors Robert and Maureen Decherd with John Henry Faulk Award for Civic Virtue

2014 January 22
FOI Foundation partners with Attorney General’s Office in hosting El Paso Open Government Seminar

2014 January 10
FOI Foundation to partner in Texas Debates; first debate is Jan. 27

2013 August 9
FOIFT honors Rep. Todd Hunter, hears from Sen. Wendy Davis

2013 August 1
Rep. Todd Hunter named Open Government Lawmaker of the Year

2013 July 29
Press Release: Robert Moore, Zahira Torres of El Paso Times to be honored with James Madison Award for reports on school cheating scandal

2013 June 22
Dallas, Corpus Christi newspapers win Spirit of FOI Award

2013 May 28
Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas praises open government advances

2013 April 29
FOIFT names new Executive Director

2013 March 12
Call for Entries: 2013 Nancy Monson Spirit of FOI Award

2012 September 12
Workshop on Public Information/Open Meetings to be held in Fort Worth

2011 August 1
James Madison award 2011 recipient announced

2011 July 22
Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas will hold annual conference in Austin

2011 February 11
Texas lawmakers pledge support of open government

2010 November 15
FOIFT collaborates with Texas Tribune on Light of Day Project

2010 July 26
Freedom of Information Foundation to hold annual FOI Conference in Austin

2010 February 18
Big Spring Lawsuit for alleged TOMA violation

2010 February 8
Race for Governor: Democratic primary debate

2010 January 21
Big Lake TOMA

2009 December 21
Race for Governor: Republican primary debate

2009 November 6
Freedom of Information Foundation’s student project results in record fine

2009 August 21
Freedom of Information Foundation announce James Madison Award winners at annual John Henry Faulk Awards Luncheon