Texas Open Meetings Act in the Era of Social Distancing

April 3, 2020 | Podcasts



The State of Texas is proud of the fact that almost all governmental meetings are subject to the Open Meetings Act, and our ability to listen to and address our governmental officials. However, with the COVID-19 outbreak and rules regarding social distancing, Governor Abbott made some temporary modifications to the act. Jackson Walker associate Alyca Riley Garrison walks us through some of the changes and what government officials need to consider when holding a meeting.

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The music is by Eve Searls.

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