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Controversial FOIA bill killed by its sponsor (access required)

A controversial proposal to declare that the state judiciary is exempt from Virginia’s open government law was killed Feb. 7 by its own sponsor, who contended his bill was misunderstood. Sen. Richard H. Stuart, R-Montross, said he believed the courts already are exempt from the state Freedom of Information Act. His bill would have directed the ...