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Virginia Freedom of Information Act

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  • 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.
  • Va. sheriff releases name of deputy who fatally shot man

    Frederick County's sheriff has identified a deputy who fatally shot a man while responding to a domestic situation. The Winchester Star (http://bit.ly/1D2puOg ) says Sheriff Robert T. Williamson released Deputy Brian Edward Thomas' name in response to...

    Notes and notables

    Current events Dominion Virginia Power recently secured federal approval for plans to build a pair of 6-megawatt test turbines about 27 miles east of Virginia Beach. The project is an exciting foray into wind-driven renewable energy for the...

    Sunshine Week: Reporter persists, despite Virginia's tight restrictions on health care records

     Sunshine Week: Reporter persists, despite Virginia's tight restrictions on health care records
    One day last year, a reader whose mother died from complications from a series of strokes called with a question for Daily Press health care reporter Prue Salasky. An Isle of Wight ambulance transported 82-year-old Betty Edwards to the closest...

    YOUR LAWS, YOUR VOICE: Virginia's Freedom of Information Act belongs to citizens and deserves vigorous advocacy

    During Sunshine Week (March 15-21), the Daily Press Editorial Board has advocated greater transparency in government. We called for a streamlined Freedom of Information Act, urged that technology be employed to improve citizens' access to information, and...