No right to know? Texas public records get harder and harder to acquire

By Jeremy Blackman
Houston Chronicle
Originally published March 14, 2019

In Texas, records that might have once been public are increasingly difficult to obtain, according to an analysis of 10 years worth of attorney general’s decisions by ABC13 in collaboration with the Houston Chronicle. The review found that the number of appeals from state and local agencies to withhold information has nearly doubled in the past decade.

The Houston Chronicle took an in-depth look at the roadblocks to public information in Texas in this story published during Sunshine Week.

Read the full article here.