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Federal Court Backs Texas Open Meeting Rules

Politicians claimed it threatened their free speech

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We here at Texas Watchdog are getting just a little bit wistful realizing there is only one court in the land left to smack around our very own Furtive Fifteen.

Those are the 15 city officials from across the Lone Star State who banded together to employ lots of lawyers with your tax dollars, occupy the precious time of judges and get the Texas Open Meetings Act tossed because it intrudes on their peculiar notions of secrecy in government.