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NPT Capitol: Craddick’s lost (e)paper trail

From the AP via the Houston Chronicle:


“Before Texas lawmakers voted their three-term speaker of the House out of his powerful job, state officials wiped his computers clean and deleted scores of electronic files, raising concerns that important public records may have been destroyed….”

“…First Amendment attorney Joe Larsen, a board member of the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas, said he was concerned important data may never be retrieved. Unless officials specifically culled through the files to ensure government records were retained, “then the odds that public information was destroyed are very high,” he said.”

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Written by newspapertreeelpaso

February 4, 2009 at 9:10 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

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