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Virginia Freedom of Information Act

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  • Daily Press presses for access to court database

    The state's judicial system has so far rebuffed the Daily Press in its push for the electronic database underlying the state court system's website.
  • A more open government

    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...

    Warner: No contact from federal investigators over Puckett call

    Warner: No contact from federal investigators over Puckett call
    WILLIAMSBURG — U.S. Sen. Mark Warner said Wednesday that he hasn't consulted an attorney and hasn't heard from federal investigators in the wake of his "brainstorming" call in June to the son of resigning state Sen. Phil Puckett. The call was...

    Virginia court system keeping data secret – and keeping mum about it

    Virginia court system keeping data secret – and keeping mum about it
    A compilation of court records from Virginia's court system that, among other things, shows patterns in plea deals and sentencing and delays between criminal incidents, arrests and prosecution is now being held secret by the office that administers the...

    Enabling bad behavior

    Virginia's Freedom of Information Act lets state and local governments hide critical information from you when officials do their jobs badly. It lets them keep secret when top public servants — such as city managers and others who wield...