Virginia’s FOI Act Pretty Much Worthless

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FOIA request study shows government agencies in VA often less than transparent.

A recent test by 13 Virginia newspapers showed that Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests are easily ignored by government officials. Newspaper representatives and the American Civil Liberties Union have found government agencies unwilling to respond to many FOIA requests.

Read the whole story at the Times-Dispatch.

Author: FirewallNOVA Right

While my goal is simply to report the truth, the truth tends to have a rightward slant.

2 thoughts on “Virginia’s FOI Act Pretty Much Worthless”

  1. Good information, thank you sir. I was under the impression that the govt agencies erred on the side of transparency, what with all the noise about FOIA. It’s good to know ahead of time all that is involved, should the need ever arise.

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