Looking for additional educational resources concerning governmental issues or structure?
Below are several links to online resources that could be helpful. Click on
the bulleted heading to browse to the website.
Texas Association of Counties
This site contains .pdf files of most documents that new officials receive in training
such as Financial Disclosure for Texas County Officials, Guide to Texas Laws for
County Officials, Open Meetings Act, Outline of Official Oath & Bond Requirements,
Public Finance Handbook for Texas Counties, and Public Information Act. At the home
page, click "Online Resources," then "Legal Resources," then "Legal Publications"
for additional legal resource information.
This website from the Texas Association of Counties is designed specifically to
address areas of citizen interest. It contains both printed and video information
on county government structure and responsibilities of elected officials, among
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
This official website for the State of Texas Legislative Reference Library contains
information on state government issues, information on the entire legislative process,
a glossary of government and legislative terms, and includes links to other helpful
Portal of Texas
Official Portal of Texas website known as "Texas OnLine". By selecting "Government"
from the home page, you will be given access to information that touches literally
every area of legislature and law.
Texas Office of the Attorney General
Texas Office of the Attorney General. Select "Open Government" to see choices about
such topics as open meetings and government publications.