Editorial: A more open government

In our continued fight for greater openness and transparency in government, we found the following items worthy of comment.

A public debate

Hampton Councilman Donnie Tuck deserves citizens' thanks for raising questions about the city's participation in a data-sharing program operated by area law enforcement.

Last year, several Hampton Roads communities entered into an agreement by which local police agencies agree to share telephone data collected from criminal suspects. Since it came to light, the public has expressed concern by the absence of details about of this domestic surveillance operation. Continue>>>