Posted Monday, May 11, 2015 - 8:11pm in klgarner's blog
The District of Columbia’s 5-cent bag fee — heralded as one of the nation’s most successful “bag laws” — has become a familiar and accepted routine at cash registers across the city.
Posted Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 8:27pm in klgarner's blog
Kevin Goldberg, president of the D.C. Open Government Coalition, told the Committee on the Judiciary of the D.C.
Posted Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 11:48am in fmulhauser's blog
DC - 5/7/15 -- The D.C. Council Committee on the Judiciary hears witnesses at 2:00 today including the press and the D.C. Open Government Coalition opposing D.C.
Posted Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 10:39pm in klgarner's blog
A showdown between the mayor of the District of Columbia and the first-ever elected attorney general has been averted for now.
Posted Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 7:33pm in klgarner's blog
Posted Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 7:17pm in klgarner's blog
Cybersecurity legislation advancing in Congress could create the first brand-new exemption to the Freedom of Information Act in nearly half a century—a prospect that alarms transparency advocates and some lawmakers.
Posted Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 7:09pm in klgarner's blog
EQUIPPING POLICE officers with body cameras can be a powerful tool in building trust between citizens and law enforcement.
Posted Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 11:11am in klgarner's blog
WASHINGTON -- After this month's police killing of Walter Scott...
Posted Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 11:08am in klgarner's blog
WASHINGTON - One day after announcing plans to keep
Posted Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 10:15am in klgarner's blog
WASHINGTON - A member of the D.C. Council is questioning plans by the Bowser Administration to keep all footage shot by D.C. police body cameras private.
Posted Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 2:26pm in fmulhauser's blog
UPDATED 4/18/15 At week's end, the Washington Post revealed it, too, had been seeking body-cam videos under the DC Freedom of Information Act (mentioning t
Posted Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 6:58pm in klgarner's blog
What does WMATA need? Just more money, and otherwise everything is okay? Major cuts, abandoning hope of eight-car trains and fixing the Blue Line in this generation?
Posted Monday, April 6, 2015 - 8:03pm in klgarner's blog
Federal district judges in Washington are the gatekeepers of government records in high demand. The CIA torture report. Prosecution memos about multibillion-dollar deals with big banks. And, now, Hillary Clinton's...
Posted Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 10:14pm in klgarner's blog
Posted Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 8:19pm in klgarner's blog
A computer system used to dispatch D.C.