Open records bill would have prevented Rio Grande City from exploiting loophole

By Valerie Gonzalez
The Monitor
Originally published Nov. 27, 2021

An open government advocate said this week that if Texas legislators are one day successful in closing a loophole in the state’s public information act, municipalities such as Rio Grande City would no longer be able to work around certain requirements — such as responding to requests.

The handling of a recent request for public information from Rio Grande City became the latest example of such a loophole in the Texas Public Information Act.

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