FOIA Legal Opinion - Telephone Logs

The Office of Open Government's Chief Counsel, Johnnie Barton, rendered a legal opinion to the Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) to assist the agency in formulating a policy to address

Office of Open Government Legal Resources


FOIA Compliance: DCPS Publication of Administrative and Policy Documents on the Internet

The Office of Open Government issued an Advisory Opinion regarding the District of Columbia Public Schools' compliance with the Freedom of Information Act's requirement for agencies to publish Admi

Statement of the Public's Open Government Bill of Rights

The Public's "Bill of Rights" to An Open and Transparent Government

Director's Performance Hearing Testimony

The Director of Open Government provided testimony to the District of Columbia Council Committee on Human Services during the Public Oversight Hearing on the FY20-FY21 Performance of the Board of E

Dismissal of OMA Complaint Regarding the Office of Administrative Hearings

The Office of Open Government dismissed this complaint against the Commission on Selection and Tenure of Administrative Law Judges as time-barred.

FOIA for ANC Commissioners Presentation 1-19-2021

OMA Training for Public Charter Schools Boards of Trustees (Dec 2 and Dec 9)

Public Charter School Boards of Trustees' meetings are subject to the Open Meetings Act.

MOLC FOIA Officer Training Presentation

The Director of Open Government facilitated a training session (webinar) for D.C. Government FOIA Officers on 11-17-2020 at 2:00pm.

FOIA Body Worn Cameras Advisory Opinion

This Advisory Opinion addresses the Metropolitan Police Department's compliance with the D.C.