Tim Kaine’s Position on Open Government

Now that Senator Tim Kaine has joined the presidential ticket, his long public career is receiving new scrutiny. One aspect of that career is Kaine’s record on open government. 

Hillary Clinton may be in hot water for hiding her emails. But Tim Kaine has the opposite problem. He and his staff turned over so many records at the end of his time as governor that the Library of Virginia is still in the process of archiving them all. Archivist Roger Christman says the Library of Virginia’s online archive of Kaine’s emails is the first of its kind in the nation. Continue…