The General Assembly is full of part-time lawmakers, people who bring their professional experience to the legislature. And that includes former journalists.

Lawmakers in Richmond are debating ways to shed more sunlight on the actions of the Virginia Parole Board.

A legal fight over public access to local government is raising new questions about Virginia’s Freedom of Information law.

Are social media posts public records? That was the question in a recent legal case that could have far reaching consequences for public records in Virginia.

When an elected official posts on Facebook, is that a public record? That’s the question at the center of a Henrico County case that could have broad implications for freedom of information.