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June 30, 2015

A modest proposal

What if we, the people, were to ask federal administrative agencies to respond in a timely manner to requests made under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)?  The current denizens of the federal government tell us they will respond only if and when sued.  Otherwise, we, the people, can pound salt. That’s what happened in our c ...

March 04, 2015

A federal judge rebukes the EPA

Incompetence or corruption. According to federal judge Royce Lamberth, only those two explanations remain for the EPA’s misconduct over a conservative group’s request for information under the Freedom of Information Act. ...

June 03, 2014

School districts try to prevent school choice by not letting low-income parents know their options

In order to prevent low-income parents from using scholarships to send their kids to private schools, two Ohio school districts are refusing to release the names of students who would be eligible for the scholarship.  The school districts recognize that if parents are made aware of their options, then many students will leave the failing schools, ...