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Freedom of Information Act

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  • 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....
  • Riot Fest asking for as many as 9 stages at new venue in Douglas Park

    Riot Fest asking for as many as 9 stages at new venue in Douglas Park
    Riot Fest wants to set up as many as nine stages in the southern half of Douglas Park when it hosts the three-day music fest at its new location in September. Five main stages and four others would be erected on park property south of Ogden Avenue to...
  • Clinton email scandal affects State Department funding

    WASHINGTON Democrats are expected to put up a fight in the coming days and weeks over a Republican plan to withhold a substantial amount of the State Department's operating budget as punishment for the amount of time it is taking the agency to produce the...
  • Petraeus had friends in high places as leak sentence loomed, court papers show

    WASHINGTON An array of friends in high places came to the aid of retired Army general and former CIA Director David Petraeus as he faced sentencing for providing classified data to his mistress, newly released court papers show. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S....
  • 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...
  • 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...