D.C. body-cam program highlights issues of national concern
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D.C. body-cam access aired on Newseum TV

D.C. is at forefront of national debate over need to protect public access with sensitivity to crime victims' privacy concerns.

Flagstaff, Ariz., body camera video captures fatal encounter
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Coalition publishes nationwide body cam access report

Find out how states, cities are addressing thorny issues of collection, retention and public access.

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Bigger budget for transparency needed

"It is now time to provide adequate staffing to the Office of Open Government.... It is both fiscally responsible and a matter of good government," Thomas M. Susman told committee.

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Coalition's first amicus brief tests Council exemption claim

Superior Court ruling would create 'FOIA black hole' from which Council records might never escape.

Aaron Weiner, Josh Podoll and Denise Rucker Krepp (l-r) discuss Metro accident secrecy.
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Metro's secrecy highlight of Open Government Summit

When public need for details is greatest, WMATA records policy is least helpful, panelists say.