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Freedom of Information Act

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  • Disney turns heads with foreign worker program

    Disney turns heads with foreign worker program
    It's every American worker's nightmare. The boss says you are being laid off. That's bad enough. Even worse, before you lose your livelihood you'll be asked to leave behind some of your dignity, too. That's the way some Disney employees felt...
  • Aging Peninsula housing stock leaves many in substandard conditions

    Aging Peninsula housing stock leaves many in substandard conditions
    The winding tracts of single-family homes built in the decades following World War II have been the residential backbone of the Peninsula's largest cities for more than half a century. But those 73,000 homes — built for returning veterans and both...
  • Openness: Good On Charters, Bad On Foundation

    Openness: Good On Charters, Bad On Foundation
    There were, happily, other bills that advanced the cause of good government and an open society this year — and a few disappointments as well. A partial roundup: The Good Charter schools. Cheers to the House and Senate for approving...
  • Soldier who killed 16 Afghans says he was 'consumed by war'

    The U.S. soldier who murdered 16 Afghan villagers in 2012 says he had lost compassion for Iraqis and Afghans over the course of his four combat deployments. The News Tribune newspaper of Tacoma (http://is.gd/T5zorA ) used the Freedom of Information Act...
  • U.S. soldier who killed 16 Afghan villagers says he was 'consumed by war'

    U.S. soldier who killed 16 Afghan villagers says he was 'consumed by war'
    The U.S. soldier who murdered 16 Afghan villagers in 2012 says he had lost compassion for Iraqis and Afghans over the course of his four combat deployments. The News Tribune newspaper of Tacoma used the Freedom of Information Act to obtain an eight-page...
  • Binding Arbitration Looms As Unions Fight State Initiative To Curb Prescription Costs

    Binding Arbitration Looms As Unions Fight State Initiative To Curb Prescription Costs
    The state comptroller's new effort to curb the skyrocketing costs of controversial "compounded medicine" prescriptions has prompted a labor-management dispute with state employee unions that is headed for binding arbitration on Sept. 23. Taxpayer...
  • Questions about Hillary Clinton emails won't go away; 'I want those emails out,' she says

    Questions about Hillary Clinton emails won't go away; 'I want those emails out,' she says
    The debate over Hillary Rodham Clinton's use of a private email‎ account while secretary of State, which has dogged her presidential campaign for more than two months, shows no sign of going away. In a court filing Monday, State Department officials...
  • Gov. Rauner appoints new medical marijuana director

     Gov. Rauner appoints new medical marijuana director
    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has appointed an attorney from his staff to direct the state's medical marijuana program. Rauner's office on Friday announced Joseph Wright has been named to head the program. He's currently assistant general counsel in the...
  • Gov. Rauner appoints new medical marijuana director

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has appointed an attorney from his staff to direct the state's medical marijuana program. Rauner's office on Friday announced Joseph Wright has been named to head the program. He's currently assistant general counsel in the...
  • Hillary Clinton urges State Department to speed up release of emails

    Hillary Clinton urges State Department to speed up release of emails
    Hillary Rodham Clinton urged the State Department on Tuesday to speed the release of 55,000 pages of emails from her time as secretary of state, as her decision to spurn administration rules and use a private email address continued to dog her...
  • State planes grounded by Gov. Rauner in cost-cutting move

    Dozens of state employees and top Illinois officials will be affected by Gov. Bruce Rauner's decision to ground the state's airplanes in an effort to save $3 million in the coming fiscal year. The planes are used by Democratic members of the state...