Ben Gorzell

Stonewalling, Reality, Criminality, Intervention, Transparency

Stonewalling Alamo Torch contributors’ inputs to city government and its bureaucracies — whether mailed, emailed or presented verbally — are consistently neglected. Has a Torch contributor ever received  a written city government response to one of our questions or concerns? “There oughta be a law!” Good news, friends. There is a law. (It is definitely worth the read!) The Texas Public Information Act provides at Section 552.001(a) this policy: “Under the fundamental philosophy of the American constitutional form of representative govern-ment that adheres to the principle that government is the servant and not the master of the people, it is…