National Freedom of Information Coalition
Protecting Your Right to Open Government

A Refresher Course in the Finer Points of FOIA

From The News & Advance:

Sometimes, government needs to be reminded just who’s boss and just what rights and privileges the boss has. That is exactly what Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act, when utilized by an involved citizenry and understood by a willing government, accomplishes.

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Prince William climate change debate centers on FOIA

From Washington Post:

In advance of next week’s hearing on whether a former University of Virginia climatologist’s e-mails are subject to public release, the Roanoke Times has published an interesting “point-counterpoint” debate on the topic.

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A Pretty Good Session for Open Government Advocates

From PotomacLocal.com

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.

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