Archives: FOIA

FOIA lawsuit against City of Richmond can proceed

A lawsuit against the City of Richmond seeking to unearth documents under the state’s Freedom of Information Act about the departure of the former chief administrative officer Byron Marshall will still be considered in Richmond Circuit Court.

Nuclear authority generates controversy

Virginia is creating a new agency to support development of nuclear power – a move that has upset environmentalists and open-government advocates, because the entity won’t have to comply with the state’s Freedom of Information Act and other laws.