Posted Monday, February 1, 2016 - 7:19pm in fmulhauser's blog
Calling the agency “woefully out of compliance” with the District’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), the D.C.
Posted Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 10:18pm in fmulhauser's blog
UPDATE - 2/4/16: The legislation was introduced February 1 as H.R.
Posted Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 7:55am in fmulhauser's blog
Council Members David Grosso (I-At large) and Mary Cheh (D-Ward 3) Tuesday (19) introduced a sweeping set of measures to imp
Posted Sunday, December 27, 2015 - 4:49pm in fmulhauser's blog
DC agencies issued their statistics late for 2014 (the first late report to the D.C.
Posted Saturday, December 19, 2015 - 4:54pm in fmulhauser's blog
With only one significant amendment, the D.C. Council Tuesday (15) passed legislation finally authorizing the Metropolitan Police Department body camera program.
Posted Monday, November 30, 2015 - 7:21pm in fmulhauser's blog
UPDATE: At the bill's first reading December 1, 2015, the D.C. Council passed the police body camera proposal, discussed below, as presented (without amendments).
Posted Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 6:19pm in klgarner's blog
District lawmakers Tuesday considered two proposals to overhaul the city’s procurement process, which they said has long been marred by corruption and poor transparency.
Posted Friday, November 6, 2015 - 11:37pm in fmulhauser's blog
Appearing as friend of the court, the D.C. Open Government Coalition Tuesday (3) argued that a new claim of exemption from the D.C. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) by the D.C. Council is fatally flawed.
Posted Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 10:06pm in fmulhauser's blog
Coalition President Kevin Goldberg testified to the D.C.
Posted Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 7:53am in fmulhauser's blog
Coalition Legal Committee co-chair Fritz Mulhauser testified Wednesday (14) in favor of legislation that would require more openness in charter schools' business dealings, but stressed the need for broader action so...
Posted Monday, October 5, 2015 - 7:55pm in klgarner's blog
Seamus Kraft was running on minimal sleep through the days of furious Congressional debate surrounding the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), when he had his “aha!” moment.
Posted Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 6:38pm in klgarner's blog
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has awarded Washington a $1 million grant to expand the police...
Posted Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 6:34pm in klgarner's blog
The Tenth “Sunshine Week” ended on March 21. This annual celebration of open government was created by the American Society of News Editors with a grant from the John L. and James S. Knight Foundation.
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