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  • Virginia Supreme Court hears FOIA issues in executions case

    Virginia's highest court heard arguments Wednesday in a case that could change the state's open records laws. The case, brought by Del. Scott Surovell, stems from his push to access state execution records, including manuals that detail execution...
  • Government audit finds improper behavior at Philadelphia Veterans Affairs facility

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senior Veterans Affairs officials in Philadelphia acted improperly when subordinates were charged money to attend a work-related party featuring psychic readings, resulting in personal profits for the spouse of one official,...
  • Council's Meeting With Malloy Might Have Broken FOI Law

    Council's Meeting With Malloy Might Have Broken FOI Law
    HARTFORD — When the Council on Disability Services accepted an invitation from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy for a private meeting in his office, the public advisory panel might have violated the state's freedom of information law. The May 13 meeting...
  • City paid $30K to settle Ebola fears lawsuit over girl, 7

    The insurance carrier for a Connecticut city paid $30,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a third-grader who was barred from school for several days because of Ebola fears. School officials in Milford initially told 7-year-old Ikeoluwa Opayemi...
  • Private prisons profit from immigrant quotas, critics charge

    Every day, federal officials are obligated to pay to hold 500 immigrants behind bars at the Broward Transitional Center in Pompano Beach to meet a contract with the for-profit prison, according to a report released on Thursday by independent watchdog...
  • Border Patrol sued over conditions in short-term detention cells

    Border Patrol sued over conditions in short-term detention cells
    Immigrants held in Border Patrol stations in southern Arizona are regularly denied basic sanitation, food, water, and adequate medical care, according to a class-action lawsuit that immigrant-rights organizations filed Monday with the U.S. District...
  • Chemical tanks, beer, Teach for America: 47 new W.Va. laws

    Starting Friday, West Virginia will make life easier for craft brewers, many chemical tank owners and people who want to teach without a formal education background under laws taking effect this week. Many bills that passed on the final night of the...
  • House panel OKs bill punishing State over Benghazi response

    Over White House objections, a House panel approved a bill Thursday that withholds hundreds of millions of dollars from the State Department until it produces more documents to lawmakers investigating the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic post...
  • Energy IG takes issue with video played at conference

    The inspector general for the Energy Department has concluded that a former chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission disclosed confidential material from a major investigation during a public conference last March. That diclosure...
  • Opinion: Obama administration's promise on transparency falls short

    As a candidate for the presidency, Barack Obama promised that his would be the most transparent administration in history. It's a mantra he repeats from time to time, as if he hopes that saying it often enough will make it true. It's laughably false, of...
  • Holloway declares District 4 Board of Supervisors candidacy

    A self-proclaimed fiscal conservative is throwing his hat into the ring for the District 4 York County Board of Supervisor race this fall. Robert Holloway, 59, recently announced his plans to run for the District 4 seat that's being vacated by George S....