Summary of Virginia Whistleblower laws

Posted Posted in Civil Rights, Employment Law, FOIA, Freedom of Speech and Press

Does Virginia have “Whistle-Blower” protection? Yes. An employee of Virginia state or local governments have protection against retaliation or discipline for making or being about to report on the wrongdoing or abuse of one of the employee’s supervisors or an agent of the employer or an appropriate authority under Virginia Code § 2.2-3009, et seq., […]

The Virginian’s Guide to FOIA – Andrew T. Bodoh, Esq.

Posted Posted in Civil Rights, FOIA, General

The Virginian’s Guide to FOIA – Andrew T. Bodoh, Esq. Andrew T. Bodoh, an associate attorney of Thomas H. Roberts and Associates, P.C. in Richmond Virginia, has literally written the book when it comes to the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). In October 2015, he published The Virginian’s Guide to FOIA, now available online […]

FOIA setback is the fault of the Virginia legislature

Posted Posted in Civil Rights, Commentary, FOIA

Editorial Opinion – Virginia FOIA By Andrew T. Bodoh, Esq. (Author of Virginian’s Guide to FOIA) 9/22/2015 –  If we wish to restore reasonableness to FOIA, we must persuade the General Assembly to mandate redaction and release of public government records.  Thomas Jefferson explained the importance of access to government, stating “The information of the people […]