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Checking Out the Secret Meeting Within the Open Meeting

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  1. Freedom of Information
· Story link A lawyer associated with the Texas Freedom of Information Foundation said today's technology has created a legal…

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A lawyer associated with the Texas Freedom of Information Foundation said today’s technology has created a legal gray area in the state’s open meetings law, permitting secret conversations within the open meeting. The attorney and the El Paso Times separately filed Freedom of Information Act requests for e-mails of council members and found e-conversations during meetings about pending city business. (4/4/07)