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House Speaker fined, assessed fees in FOIA action (access required)

Speaker of the House of Delegates Eileen Filler-Corn was ordered to pay nearly $2,500 for stonewalling a request under Virginia’s open government law. A lawyer’s Freedom of Information Act requests led to information showing a contractor charged $83,000 this summer to remove statues of Confederate leaders from the Old House Chamber at the state Capitol. But ...