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Freedom of Information Act

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  • Report: Obama administration worse than ever on Freedom of Information requests

    The Obama administration continued its less than stellar transparency record in 2014, breaking the previousyear's record for denying and censoring requests under the Freedom of Information Act, according to a new analysis of the administration's FOIA data...
  • Florida editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: March 13 Miami Herald on blocking the sunshine: Gary Pruitt, president and CEO of the Associated Press, nails it on our Other Views page: "The Freedom of Information Act and state open-records laws are...
  • Obama administration sets record for withholding government files - again

    Obama administration sets record for withholding government files - again
    The Obama administration set a record again for censoring government files or outright denying access to them last year under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, according to a new analysis of federal data by The Associated Press. The government took...
  • Administration sets record for withholding government files

    The Obama administration set a record again for censoring government files or outright denying access to them last year under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, according to a new analysis of federal data by The Associated Press. The government took...
  • State: No record of Clinton signing separation statement

    The State Department said Tuesday it had no record showing that Hillary Rodham Clinton signed any official statement attesting that she had turned over all unclassified documents related to official business when she left her post as secretary of state in...
  • White House is again refusing transparency, groups charge

    WASHINGTON The White House is exempting an office from compliance with the Freedom of Information Act, angering open-government advocates, who accuse President Barack Obama of not living up to his pledge to run the "most transparent administration in...
  • Va. education groups denied voice in records dispute

    Professional associations representing Virginia teachers and school administrators won't be allowed to intervene in a Loudoun County man's lawsuit to force the state to disclose data intended to help public school officials evaluate teachers, a judge...
  • Michigan: Rodent-nibbled cake ordered served to inmates

    A kitchen worker for the state's food contractor ordered cake that appeared to have been nibbled or pawed by rodents to be served to inmates last year at a mid-Michigan prison, the Michigan Department of Corrections said. The July incident resulted in...
  • Aramark fined, worker fired after rodent-nibbled cake served to prison inmates

    ST. LOUIS, Mich. (AP) — A kitchen worker for the state's food contractor ordered cake that appeared to have been nibbled or pawed by rodents to be served to inmates last year at a mid-Michigan prison, the Michigan Department of Corrections said....
  • Report: Crews relied on computers in military midair crash

    An Air Force investigation finds the crews of two military aircraft that collided over Fort Bragg last year were relying too much on computer systems to avoid the crash. The report, obtained by The Fayetteville Observer (http://bit.ly/19vrIOH ) through...
  • Ex-West Liberty president to earn same pay in new role

    Former West Liberty University President Robin Capehart will earn the same $200,000 annual salary in his new role as a legislative liaison and consultant. Capehart resigned last week following an ethics complaint and a vote of no confidence by the...