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Court decisions have weakened Texas' open-government laws. Advocates hope that's addressed this year.

Lawmakers in the House and Senate have filed bills that aim to address a pair of 2015 court decisions seen as threats to open government.

Austin, Texas May 24, 2017: House and Senate coverage Rep. Dan Huberty on school finance, House pallbearers, Senate bills piling up, Dan Patrick selfie with Drew Springer, and Rep. Garnet Coleman feature.

Greater Houston Partnership loophole

A different committee, “more open-mindedness”

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