Posted Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 10:40am in fmulhauser's blog
Court challenges filed August 3 cite the “stubborn refusal” of District of Columbia and federal agencies to release records of the deal with the Trump Organization, developer of the Old Post Office Building at 12th St.
Posted Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 5:45pm in fmulhauser's blog
Legislation to shore up oversight of charter schools’ finances went quietly through the D.C.
Posted Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 11:28pm in fmulhauser's blog
Asking by telephone and email for agencies’ reports on transparency, as part of a test of District of Columbia agencies’ public service, the D.C.
Posted Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 7:24pm in fmulhauser's blog
Analysis of the 2015 data on over 70 D.C. agencies’ responses to requests for public records under the D.C. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) shows troubling trends, according to a new report just released.
Posted Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 10:05pm in fmulhauser's blog
Updated 7/14/16 to add confirmation by Council Member David Grosso in a...
Posted Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 1:39am in fmulhauser's blog
A decade of mayoral opinions on appeals of agency denials of public records requested under FOIA (2006-2016) are now available online.
Posted Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 3:21pm in fmulhauser's blog
UPDATE: A slightly revised version of the legislation was introduced in the D.C.
Posted Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 4:37pm in fmulhauser's blog
The D.C. high court ruled June 9 that an obscure law doesn’t work as an almost total exemption for the D.C.
Posted Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 12:39am in fmulhauser's blog
The D.C. public records law requires agencies to respond when they get a “request reasonably describing any public record.” 
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.
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