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Virginia Freedom of Information Act

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  • Va. council rejects Freedom of Information Act penalty

    A state council has rejected a proposal to add a criminal penalty to Virginia's Freedom of Information Act.
  • Opinion: Virginia Supreme Court's executive secretary should honor FOIA, transparency

    Justices of the Supreme Court of Virginia, we are respectfully asking you to weigh in on the actions of your own employees, which have become no less than a farce. For months, the Daily Press has petitioned the Supreme Court's Office of the Executive...

    Virginia Supreme Court administrators say FOIA doesn't apply to them

     Virginia Supreme Court administrators say FOIA doesn't apply to them
    A statewide database of circuit court cases includes information that judges ordered to be removed from court record collections, the Virginia Supreme Court's Office of the Executive Secretary has told the Daily Press in explaining why it is again...

    Response earns failing marks

    At a time when public school budgets are tighter than ever — when every cent should be closely watched and carefully tracked — Daily Press reporters met an astounding level of difficulty when they sought to obtain travel expenses from area...

    Let's demand accountability from our courts

    Let's demand accountability from our courts
    An ongoing disagreement between the Daily Press and the state Supreme Court effectively illustrates both the value and limitations of Virginia's Freedom of Information Act. The state Freedom of Information Advisory Council, which mediates disputes...