Policy and News Updates for July 29, 2008

News from Coalition Partners & Others
I. Bills to Improve Flow of Information Government-wide Move Through House
II. Legislation to Increase Transparency and Openness of the Smithsonian Institution Introduced
III. House Subcommittee Schedules Hearing on Bill to Regulate the State Secrets Privilege

Policy and News Updates for July 15, 2008

News from Coalition Partners & Others
I. Report on Government Secrecy Now Available for Purchase
II. OpenTheGovernment.org and 29 open government advocates endorse S. 2746, the OPEN FOIA Act
III. 24 Groups Join OpenTheGovernment.org in Support of H.R. 5811, the Electronic Message Preservation Act

Policy and News Updates for July 1, 2008

News from Coalition Partners & Others
I. House Oversight Committee Members Introduce "Google for Government"
II. GAP, American University Washington College of Law Host Conference on Whistleblower Rights

Policy and News Updates for June 17, 2008

News from Coalition Partners & Others
I. OpenTheGovernment.org Director Testifies About CUI/SBU Policy, Legislation
II. Supreme Court Vindicates FOIA Requestor, Advocates
III. Third Attorney General Report to the President on Executive Order 13392, "Improving Agency Disclosure of Information" Released
IV. Critical Coverage Leads to Blacklisting

Policy and News Updates for May 20, 2008

I. The Director of OpenTheGovernment.org, Testifies at NARA Oversight Hearing
II. White House Issues Memorandum on 'Sensitive but Unclassified' Framework
News from Coalition Partners & Others

Policy and News Update for April 22, 2008

I. OpenTheGovernment.org and 33 Groups Call for Public Comment on SBU Guidance
II. CREW Report Finds Federal Government Electronic Record Keeping Practices Abysmal
III. NARA Has Decided Not to Record a "Snapshot" of Government Webpages at the End of the Current Administration
IV. William Bosanko is Named the New Director of the Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO)
News from Coalition Partners & Others

Policy and News Updates for March 11, 2008

I. OpenTheGovernment.org's Sunshine Week Event: "Government Secrecy: Censoring Your Right to Know" Update
II. Presidential Library Funding Developments
News from Coalition Partners & Others