| Dec 2, 2014
| 3:51 PM
FOIA, (Freedom of Information Act) is under attack in the Illinois state capitol in Springfield. Read the editorial to learn of the hijinks that threaten your right to know:
Illinois lawmakers want to dismantle Freedom of Information Act DECEMBER 2,...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Your lame duck legislature is fiddling with the Illinois Freedom of Information Act again. No good can come of that.
Before they leave town this week, lawmakers with nothing to lose could be asked to vote on two bills, both of them designed to water...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 5:20 AM
As Hillary Clinton ponders whether once again to seek the presidency, she might consider what if any damage her imperious demands during lucrative public appearances have done to her image as a member of a party that considers itself synonymous with...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:10 AM
Since they won the Super Bowl, members of the 1985 Chicago Bears have made second careers out of promoting apple-pie products like McDonald's, Coca-Cola and G.I. Joe. Now, they can add a more countercultural item to the menu: medical marijuana.
| Nov 28, 2014
| 3:00 PM
HARTFORD — When new leaders took control of the beleaguered Jumoke Academy this summer, one of their first reforms was getting former CEO Michael Sharpe to vacate an apartment that he rented at a discount from the charter school group.
| Nov 25, 2014
| 7:13 PM
After years of inaction, the Obama administration is expected to propose tougher limits on smog Wednesday, according to people with knowledge of the rule-making effort. The new rule would be a major victory for public health groups, but it is sure to...
| Nov 23, 2014
When it comes to keeping an eye on ethics, Virginia legislators know who to rely on: themselves.
They say they eke out a living in public service with a near-poverty-level salary — but they get tens of thousands of dollars in allowances they don't...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 4:02 PM
In our continued fight for greater openness and transparency in government, we found the following items worthy of comment.
A public debate
Hampton Councilman Donnie Tuck deserves citizens' thanks for raising questions about the city's participation...
| Nov 16, 2014
To report The Virginia Way, the Daily Press looked at roughly 200 current and former elected officials' financial disclosure forms and campaign finance reports from the past two decades, as well as data from Freedom of Information Act requests with the...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 8:31 AM
The captain of one of the Navy's premier warships has been relieved of command after an investigation found that he routinely used foul and abusive language toward crew members and engaged in inappropriate touching and questioning of women.
| Nov 24, 2014
| 10:31 AM
Microsoft sued the Internal Revenue Service on Monday, seeking information about a law firm hired by U.S. tax authorities in a review of how the software company books sales between subsidiaries.
The lawsuit, filed in a District of Columbia federal...