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Colorado judiciary long on taxpayer money, short on transparency

Arthur Kane describes how Colorado’s judicial department has refused to release its documents to the general public, a customary practice of other departments in the state and a necessity for government transparency. To highlight this, Kane describes his encounter with Colorado Court Administrator Gerald Marroney, along with a 2012 appellate court ruling,

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Released docs portray DC’s special treatment of Gregory’s 30-round magazine stunt

Legal Insurrection recently won its FOIA lawsuit it filed with Judicial Watch against the District of Columbia, which revealed David Gregory received preferential treatment instead of punishment for possessing an illegal magazine in the District. David Gregory displayed the magazine on his then-show “Meet the Press” on NBC News, even though…

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NY Times Has Sent Advance Copies of Dowd Columns to Subjects Before — All Without Repercussions

New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd allowed Bernard Weinraub, a former reporter for the New York Times, to review an advanced copy of a column she wrote about his wife Amy Pascal, the executive of Sony. Dowd wanted to reassure Weinraub that she would make her “look great,” as Sony was enduring the…

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Legal Insurrection wins FOIA suit over David Gregory gun law non-prosecution

Legal Insurrection recently won their FOIA lawsuit they filed with Judicial Watch against the District of Columbia. This lawsuit sought to obtain any records relating to the non-prosecution of David Gregory, who held up a 30-round ammunition magazine on his show on NBC News. Before he showed the magazine on his…

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Bad things happen to whistleblowers when watchdogs become attack dogs

Terrance Peterson, who complained to the Inspector General about unsanitary conditions at a VA hospital in Wilmington, DE, faced whistleblower retaliation from the VA. In response, Chris Farrell, Director of Research and Investigation at Judicial Watch, commented that many whisteblowers are ostracized and referred to psychiatric counseling. Judicial Watch will

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IGs form front line of war on waste and fraud, but weak links remain

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Watered-down FOIA bill advances

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Ad Campaign Slams Supreme Court Secretiveness

A new ad campaign called “Fix the Court” seeks to make the Supreme Court of the United States more transparent, claiming it is the “most powerful,” yet “least accountable” government institution in our nation. This campaign, founded by Gabe Roth, seeks to make the justices’ decisions more open to the…

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Ex-CBS reporter’s book reveals how liberal media protects Obama

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SEAL under fire for writing about bin Laden raid

Mark Owen, the Navy SEAL who revealed how SEAL Team Six killed Osama bin Laden three years ago, is now under criminal investigation. In relation to this story, Judicial Watch obtained the transcript of a meeting between the moviemakers of Zero Dark Thirty, senior White House officials, the Pentagon’s Under Secretary for Intelligence…

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Ed Henry vs. Earnest: Why Did Obama Invoke Executive Privilege on Holder Fast & Furious Emails?

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Sharyl Attkisson, Emmy Award-Winning Journalist, Teams Up With Judicial Watch to Sue HHS

Judicial Watch announced today on August 8, 2014, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on behalf of journalist Sharyl Attkisson against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to obtain records regarding the flawed rollout of the Affordable Care Act on Healthcare.gov and other related systems.

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Pension board approves bonus, releases federal subpoena

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Judge rules PSPRS federal subpoena is a public record

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Senators push major FOIA change


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