National Freedom of Information Coalition
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A Pretty Good Session for Open Government Advocates


When they gathered this week, members of the Virginia Professional Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists joked that they should check the underside of their vehicles for wiretaps.

They convened to discuss how the Freedom of Information Act and related issues fared during the General Assembly’s recently concluded regular session. This was an opportune time to take stock: Last week was Sunshine Week – an effort to educate the public about open government.