Updated: Panel Discusses UT System Records Request

Updated, 2:42 p.m.:

At Tuesday’s inaugural hearing of the 83rd legislative session’s Joint Select Committee on Higher Education Governance, Excellence and Transparency, Sen. Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, and Rep. Dan Branch, R-Dallas, elaborated on the intentions of their recent open records request of the University of Texas System.

The request appeared to be tied in large part to the system’s requests of the University of Texas at Austin. Seliger said that the requested information should be available for regents but that the committee wants to make sure it is being gathered and used appropriately.

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