A bill slated to extend certain aspects of the public records act to the Washington State Legislature is dead following a heated public hearing.
Legislators in Washington state are set to discuss a new bill looking to bring some highly-anticipated sunshine into the legislative branch.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation explored hundreds of leads over the course of its 45-year investigation into the infamous D.B. Cooper skyjacking case. Even after the Bureau closed the Cooper case in 2016, devoted independent sleuths to the case have pursued and released new theories.
FOIA law governs access to public records at the Federal level, but each state mandates their own public records policies. Navigating the ambiguities in these state laws can prove cumbersome and frustrating to requesters - we’ve identified particularly irksome examples, and offer tips on what you can do about them.
Where is the nation in processing its backlogged sexual assault evidence collection kits? By simply filling out a form, you can help us find out, and bring home accountability for survivors of sexual violence.