The Public Information Act protects the ability of the citizens to access information maintained by governmental bodies and obtain a more complete understanding of how their government works.
The Office of the Attorney General works to ensure governmental bodies in Texas remain open and accountable to the people they serve because open government elevates the public to their proper role as partners in leadership with governmental bodies.
Requesting public information is simple. Here's what you need to know to make a successful Public Information Act request.
How to properly respond to a request for information.
Learn more about a governmental body's deadlines under the Public Information Act.
Search and review previous Attorney General decisions and rulings.
Join Us December 4th and 5th for our annual Open Government Conference.Registration
Every year, the Office of the Attorney General’s Open Records Division hosts a two-day conference dedicated to the Public Information Act and Open Meetings Act. Presentations will cover a wide range of topics related to both statutes and include best practices, real world examples, and insights from experienced attorneys. There will also be opportunities for questions and answers.
Do you need to take the Public Information Act Training? Here's what you need to know.
Do you need to take the Open Meetings Act Training? Here's what you need to know.