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Virginia Bill Would Reverse FOIA Presumption to "Closed Unless Open"

A bill speeding through the state legislature upends a major tenet of information access, say the foes of the measure.

House Bill 1524 seeks to reverse the "open unless closed" presumption of the Freedom of Information Act to make the law "closed unless open," according to Megan Rhyne, executive director for the Virginia Coalition for Open Government.

Source: Northern Virginia Daily. Read full article. (link)

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