Franklin v. McAuliffe, No. 16-00839, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 145901 (E.D. Va. Oct. 20, 2016) (Gibney, Jr., J.)

Date: 
Thursday, October 20, 2016

Franklin v. McAuliffe, No. 16-00839, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 145901 (E.D. Va. Oct. 20, 2016) (Gibney, Jr., J.)

Re: Request for records concerning financial holdings of Virginia governor Terrence McAuliffe

Disposition: Dismissing plaintiff's complaint

  • Procedural Requirements, Entities Subject to the FOIA: The court holds that, "[t]o the extent the complaint attempts to raise a claim under FOIA, it fails to state a claim upon which this Court could grant relief." "In this case, the plaintiff cannot state a claim under FOIA against Governor McAuliffe because Governor McAuliffe is a state official, not a federal agency."
Topic: 
District Court
Procedural
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