Companies using hole in Texas open records law to keep University of Texas athletics contracts secret

By Brian Davis
Austin American-Statesman
Originally published May 7, 2019

Because of a ruling by the Texas Supreme Court in 2015 allowing companies to keep government contract information hidden from the public, numerous University of Texas at Austin athletics contracts remain secret.

Legislation by Sen. Kirk Watson, D-Austin, and Rep. Giovanni Capriglione, R-Southlake, attempts to plug that hole in the Texas Public Information Act.

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