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Isle city attorney goes too far in legal dispute - The Galveston County Daily News : Galveston

October 22, 2014

Isle city attorney goes too far in legal dispute

Posted: Sunday, May 26, 2013 12:00 am | Updated: 2:55 pm, Tue May 28, 2013.

Enough already. Galveston City Attorney Dorothy Palumbo has made it clear she is no friend to the public’s Constitutionally protected right to know. But the latest example of her disdain for all things related to the First Amendment really does go too far.

Palumbo has convinced the Galveston City Council to hold a special meeting Tuesday so she and members of the council can discuss what they can legally do to force the newspaper to produce documents cited in a story published Thursday. The story was about the city’s efforts to develop options for pushing public housing on scattered sites onto the mainland.

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