Posted Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 5:17pm in fmulhauser's blog
As the D.C. Council took final action on the 2016 budget, marchers picketed in front of the Wilson Building Tuesday (30) chanting "Open Government Now."
Posted Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 10:37am in klgarner's blog
D.C. Mayor Muriel E.
Posted Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 5:21pm in rbecker's blog
The D.C. Council insisted in the Budget Support Act passed June 30 that police body-worn camera video be subject to the Freedom of Information Act.
Posted Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 10:34am in fmulhauser's blog
Citing “budget pressure” identified at the 11th hour of the annual budget process by her Chief Financial Officer, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser Tuesday (June 23) in a closed-door session with D.C.
Posted Friday, June 19, 2015 - 10:31am in klgarner's blog
Posted Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 10:35am in klgarner's blog
The Washington Teachers’ Union and open-government advocates are urging the D.C.
Posted Monday, June 15, 2015 - 3:41pm in fmulhauser's blog
Advocates for reform of DC Jail reported Thursday (11) on six recommendations about facilities and programs, but they save the seventh to blast
Posted Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 9:35am in klgarner's blog
When she testified at a hearing last month in favor of making police body-worn camera videos accessible to the public, the District’s chief open government advocate,...
Posted Sunday, June 7, 2015 - 10:49am in fmulhauser's blog
UPDATE 5/3/16: NTSB report on the 2015 incident issued today. Press release is here, with link to synopsis.
Posted Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 5:48pm in fmulhauser's blog
UPDATE 6-16-15 The Coalition's concerns, reported below, together with other contacts from the community and the Washington Teachers Union, led the Council to s
Posted Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 6:00pm in fmulhauser's blog
In the budget passed Wednesday (27), the D.C. Council agreed to fund police body cameras--but with important differences from the mayor's initial plans.
Posted Friday, May 29, 2015 - 5:27pm in fmulhauser's blog
Posted Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 12:49am in fmulhauser's blog
UPDATED 5-23-15 - in another editorial Thursday (21) the Post urged full funding to outfit all officers with cameras and urged that "access to the police video s
Posted Monday, May 18, 2015 - 7:23pm in klgarner's blog
Police departments and communities are looking to body cameras to curb police misconduct and rebuild community trust.
Posted Friday, May 15, 2015 - 7:34pm in klgarner's blog
The State Department’s latest defense on why it can’t comply with your ancient Freedom of Information request for documents is: Blame it on Hillary.