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Governor signs bill by Rep. Canales that gives Texans powerful new rights during public comment portions of open meetings affecting scores of local governments

Featured: Fern McClaugherty, a leader with O.W.L.S. (Objective Watchers of the Legal System), with Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, in the Edinburg City Council Chamber at Edinburg City Hall on Thursday, February 14, 2019, during a reception hosted by the City of Edinburg to honor Canales for his appointment as Chair, House Committee on Transportation. Photograph by MARK MONTEMAYORFeatured: Fern McClaugherty, a leader with O.W.L.S. (Objective Watchers of the Legal System), with Rep. Terry Canales, D-Edinburg, in the Edinburg City Council Chamber at Edinburg City Hall on Thursday, February 14, 2019, during a reception hosted by the City of Edinburg to honor Canales for his appointment as Chair, House Committee on Transportation.

Photograph by MARK MONTEMAYOR

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Carlos Sánchez, News & Politics Editor for Texas Monthly magazine, says Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas endorses government transparency legislation authored by Rep. Canales

Featured: Carlos Sánchez, News & Politics Editor for Texas Monthly magazine, and former Executive Editor, The Monitor newspaper in McAllen, on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at a gathering at the Embassy Suites in McAllen, sponsored by Congressman Vicente González, D-McAllen, to thank González’ supporters and to receive contributions of Christmas presents for needy children in deep South Texas.

Featured: Carlos Sánchez, News & Politics Editor for Texas Monthly magazine, and former Executive Editor, The Monitor newspaper in McAllen, on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at a gathering at the Embassy Suites in McAllen, sponsored by Congressman Vicente González, D-McAllen, to thank González’ supporters and to receive contributions of Christmas presents for needy children in deep South Texas.

Photograph By MARK MONTEMAYOR

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