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Policy and News Updates for February 26, 2008

I. Senators Kennedy, Specter, and Leahy introduce legislation to clarify "state secrets" privilege
II. OpenTheGovernment.org supports FOIA, whistleblower protection efforts
III. Washington Post prints OpenTheGovernment.org-CREW letter to the editor re: NARA, Presidential Records Act
News from Coalition Partners & Others

Policy and News Updates for February 12, 2008

I. OpenTheGovernment.org Opposes Bush Budget Proposal to Repeal Part of OPEN Government Act and Grant DOJ Ombudsman Role
II. More Panelists Confirmed for OpenTheGovernment.org Sunshine Week Event: Edwards, Beeson Join Podesta
III. Informational Update
News from Coalition Partners & Others

Policy and News Updates for January 29, 2008

I. Bush Budget May Shift OGIS Funding from NARA to DOJ, Undermining OPEN-Government Act
II. The Smithsonian Institution and FOIA
III. Legislative Update
News from Coalition Partners & Others

Policy and News Updates for January 15, 2008

I. Registration for OpenTheGovernment.org's Sunshine Week event now open!
II. Legislative Update
III. Interview with Steven Aftergood of FAS, discussing the report of the Public Interest Declassification Board
News from Coalition Partners & Others

Policy and News Updates for January 2, 2008

I. Legislative updates
II. Sunshine Week 2008 Registration Starts This Monday
III. Notes from Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing: E-Government 2.0: Improving Innovation, Collaboration, and Access

The Classified Section

Check out our new blog, The Classified Section, for analysis of national security secrecy.

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