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 Co
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 vi
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.
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.