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Freedom of Information Act

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  • Members of Congress grill VA officials over Tomah mishaps

    Members of Congress consoled whistleblowers and family members of veterans who died at a medical center in Tomah that has come under fire for poor care, and they criticized government officials who tried to defend previous investigations of the facility.
  • Bill To Make UConn Foundation Subject To FOI Laws Dies

    Bill To Make UConn Foundation Subject To FOI Laws Dies
    HARTFORD — A committee failed to vote Monday to force the UConn Foundation to be subject to the state's Freedom of Information Act — effectively killing the bill. The government administration and elections committee held a hearing on the...

    Ventra contract swells by about $65 million because of add-ons

    Ventra contract swells by about $65 million because of add-ons
    The cost of the Ventra transit fare-collection system has climbed to above $500 million, a 14 percent increase since the Chicago Transit Authority signed the original contract in late 2011, according to records obtained by the Tribune. A series of add-...

    Kerry orders a review of recordkeeping at State Department

    The State Department has ordered an internal audit of its recordkeeping, part of a top-to-bottom look at the agency's practices in the aftermath of revelations that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton used a private email account and server...

    Legislative Committee Eliminates Charter Moratorium From Bill

    Legislative Committee Eliminates Charter Moratorium From Bill
    Before voting Friday on a bill aimed at strengthening the regulation of charter schools, the legislature's education committee cut out a controversial proposal that would have placed a two-year moratorium on new charter schools. "I was persuaded that...