Posted Monday, May 23, 2016 - 11:44pm in fmulhauser's blog
Costs can be a barrier to students’ use of public records laws to research government archives as part of their education.  But Kathryn Sack, a Virginia graduate student, won her case in the U.S.
Posted Monday, April 25, 2016 - 1:41pm in fmulhauser's blog
The D.C. Rental Housing Commission, a three-member body that sets rent ceilings, writes necessary regulations and hears appeals of decisions on rent complaints, in recent weeks has begun operating in greater sunshine.
Posted Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 7:56am in fmulhauser's blog
The D.C. Housing Authority commissioners have for many months met in secret before their regular meetings, without announcement or records, to discuss a range of topics required by law to be heard in open session.
Posted Monday, March 28, 2016 - 11:35pm in fmulhauser's blog
“Significant difficulty,”  “obstacles and delays,” no access to talk with women prisoners, and zero response to public records requests from D.C.
Posted Monday, March 21, 2016 - 10:07pm in fmulhauser's blog
Emails went missing the first time D.C. television reporters asked for agency staff communications that could shed light on weak preparations for a sudden snow storm back on January 20. And no one is saying why.
Posted Monday, February 15, 2016 - 11:52pm in fmulhauser's blog
Developers of a real-time map of Metrorail trains find the data released by the regional transit agency “faulty, unreliable and riddled with holes” – according to...
Posted Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 1:40pm in fmulhauser's blog
UPDATE 3/31/16  A lawsuit is planned by the District ANC Commissioner whose FOIA request was featured in the Nathan editorial discussed in the post below.
Posted Monday, February 1, 2016 - 7:19pm in fmulhauser's blog
UPDATE 4/20/16: Office of Open Government Director Traci Hughes...
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.
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