Austin cites new state law to keep secret pandemic relief non-profits

By Ryan Autullo
Austin American-Statesman
Originally published Jan. 8, 2021

More than $6 million in taxpayer money flowed to Austin nonprofits affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, but taxpayers might never learn the identities of the organizations that got the money or get a chance to dig into their stated need for assistance.

The city of Austin is citing a little-noticed provision in a new Texas law to keep secret the identities of non-profits receiving taxpayer pandemic relief funds.

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