Posts Tagged Open Government

Online Governing to End, For The Most Part

Members of the Richmond City Council meet virtually on June 28, 2021.

After going online because of the pandemic, zoning decisions and regulatory hearings on Zoom are coming to an end, for the most part. Boards and commissions across the state are having to adjust how they do business. Jahd Khalil reports.

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Should Virtual Meetings Involving Public Business Continue After the Pandemic?

During the pandemic, people have gotten used to the idea of virtual meetings. But when the pandemic is over, how much government business should be conducted online? Michael Pope reports about a bill that might come under consideration in January.

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Governments Big and Small Weigh Meeting Options During Pandemic

StateSeal00When should governments decide to overlook requirements that they meet in-person and in-public? Michael Pope reports.

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Citing Safety, Police Scanners Across Virginia Go Silent

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Across Virginia, and the country, police scanners are going quiet — at least for the public. Mallory Noe-Payne reports on the growing trend of encrypting first responder communication.

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