FOIA

The Changing Meaning of Transparency

Scholar argues that despite progressive roots, U.S. transparency laws have taken an anti-government focus.

The Sunshine Act and Transparency at the FCC

New practice of releasing drafts of proposed actions enhances the public’s understanding of agency actions.

Freedom of Information Act Report Cards

Center for Effective Government gives several major agencies failing grades for transparency.

Federal Agency Recommends Improvements in Government Transparency

Latest ACUS recommendations seek to promote a more open and efficient government.

White House Report Outlines New Transparency Efforts

Report reveals administration plans to create a web portal for Freedom of Information Act requests.