John A. Wenke: Open records are not so open

Mar 17, 2013 Full story: elpasotimes.com

The El Paso City Council recently proposed an ordinance aimed at limiting the types of documents subject to disclosure under open records requests.

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JWRussell USNR

El Paso, TX

#1 Mar 17, 2013
The City Council is again trying to hide what they are doing form the voters. Any E-mail whether on their office computer or on their personal computer dealing with any business with the city or potential business with the city should be subject to the Open Meetings act and freedom of information act of the Great State Of Texas. The city council is trying to stifle access when it should be open. They say their progressive but they are playing the good ole boy system.

Susi Byrd and Mayor Cook are leaving because they have run out of time and their terms end in June. Ortega should have to resign once he filed for the Mayor's Office. The thing is the rule is for employees of the city. You file to run for office you must take a leave of absence or retire or resign. The same standard should be for elected officials.
New Blogger

El Paso, TX

#2 Mar 17, 2013
This is none of your business. If you want to be in the InCrowd then run for an office.
It is clear

Carlsbad, NM

#3 Mar 17, 2013
If it's business,
It's public

What can't they understand?

Or

Is it an attempt to be seen as being CORRUPT?

WHY do they even want to be suspected of being CORRUPT?

WHY do they want to weasel......

FIRE THESE BUMS!

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