Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

What is FOIA?

The Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), located in the Code of Virginia §2.2-3700 et seq., guarantees citizens of the Commonwealth and representatives of the media access to public records held by public bodies, public officials, and public employees.

Making a request for records from the Treasurer’s Office

You may request records by U.S. Mail, fax, email, in person or over the phone. To request records, you may direct your request to our FOIA Officer, Jeff Henderson. You may also contact him with questions you have concerning requesting records. He can be reached at:

Mailing Address:

2400 Washington Ave
Treasurer's Office
Newport News, VA 23607

Phone: 757-926-8740



Rights of the Requester and Responsibilities of the Office of the Treasurer

» FOIA Rights and Responsibilities

Freedom of Information Advisory Council

The Freedom of Information Advisory Council is available to answer any questions you may have about FOIA. The Council may be contacted by email at, or by phone at 804-225-3056 or toll free 1-866-448-4100.