EPA Aide: Scrutiny of ‘Politically Charged’ Records Requests

The Environmental Protection Agency assigns public-records requests from environmental groups or others that it sees as “politically charged” to special internal review, a top agency official told congressional investigators in one of several federal probes surrounding Scott Pruitt, the scandal-plagued former administrator who resigned this month.

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Hustler’s Larry Flynt Loses Appeal for Missouri Execution Records

Hustler publisher and free speech advocate Larry Flynt lost his appeal to unseal court records on Missouri’s use of lethal injection drugs when the Eighth Circuit ruled Tuesday that the government’s interest in carrying out executions outweighs his First Amendment rights.

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