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Commonwealth can reject out-of-state FOIA

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – A Virginia Supreme Court ruling allows the Commonwealth to reject out-of-state requests for documents under the Freedom of Information Act .

Justice Samuel Alito Jr. wrote, Virginia`s law ‘provides a service that is related to state citizenship.’

At least seven other states have laws limiting requests for information to their citizens only.

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