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July 5, 2016
By Lexi Curnin
FOIA celebrated its 50th birthday, and the law has seen some incredible successes, but some agencies still apparently haven’t gotten the memo.
June 13, 2016
By Ari Goldberg
The Project On Government Oversight (POGO) today applauds House passage of the bipartisan FOIA Improvement Act of 2016, which President Obama has pledged to sign.
June 6, 2016
Environmental advocate Erin Brockovich urges public to demand transparency from water management agencies on local and state levels. Her rallying message follows the Flint Water Crisis and an investigation by The Guardian.
May 26, 2016
By Sean Moulton
The House Appropriations Committee voted against posting Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports online for the public.
May 24, 2016
Last week, an order and opinion by United States District Judge Andrew S. Hanen provided some rare transparency into a case of DOJ attorney misconduct.
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