Sessions wants a leak investigation rule-change. That could cripple the free press.

Washington Post by Kiran Raj and Paul O’Brien September 13, 2017 Kiran Raj was senior counsel to the deputy attorney general at the Justice Department from 2013 to 2016 and deputy general counsel of the Department of Homeland Security from 2016 to 2017.
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West Virginia case: It’s still lawful to pose a question to a government official

Washington Post by Erik Wemple September 6, 2017 No, Public News Service reporter Dan Heyman was not engaging in “willful disruption of governmental processes.” Charges against Heyman, who pressed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price with questions in the West
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2017 Heroes of the 50 States: Nominate an Open Government Hero!

Nominate your favorite hero of open government Heroes of the 50 States: The State Open Government Hall of Fame is a joint venture by the Society of Professional Journalists and the National Freedom of Information Coalition. It was developed by leaders in both
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Florida legislators aren’t making the grade on open government

Orlando Sentinel Editorial June 28, 2017 It’s been a bad year for sunshine in Tallahassee. How bad? In a scorecard on open government recently produced by the Florida Society of Newspaper Editors, 77 of the Legislature’s 160 members received D’s,
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Grimsley’s pace-setting needs many more followers

The Ledger Editorial June 27, 2017 State lawmakers might have concluded their business for 2017 recently, but collectively they are still making news. Over last weekend, the Florida Society of News Editors released its grades for all 160 members of
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