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News Highlights - September 15, 2014

New Sparks Fly Between CIA, Senate Intelligence Committee
US Moves to Block Suit Against Iran-Focused Group
Opinion: Restoring Freedom to the Freedom of Information Act
Surveillance and Privacy

News Highlights - September 12, 2014

Senate Passes White House Records Bill
Court Won't Release Costs of Gitmo Camp
Will New Court Ruling Have Ripple Effect on Records Retention?

News Highlights - September 11, 2014

New Exemptions from 50 Year Declassification Approved
Are Federal Agencies Spending Millions to Stop IGs from Doing Their Jobs? 
Opinion: Why FOIA's Loophole Needs a Legislative Suture
Court Urged to Review State Secrets Documents

News Highlights - September 10, 2014

Data on $800 Billion in Stimulus Spending Will Disappear This Year. Here is Why. 

News Highlights - September 9, 2014

The Twenty-Eight Pages
Murky Special Ops Have Become Corporate Bonanza, Report Says
Feds Reverse Course, Will Release Hospital Mistake Data
Where Do We Stand on Open Government Plans?
FindTheBest Launches Federal Agency Spending Tool

News Highlights - September 8, 2014

Redactions in US Memo Leave Doubts on Data Surveillance Program
The US Government's Secret Plans to Spy for American Corporations
The White House (Quietly) Asks for Feedback on the Open Government Section of Its Website

News Highlights - September 5, 2014

18F Launches in Effort to Reboot FOIA Requests for the 21st Century
Watchdogs Publish More Information on Whistleblower Rights
Holder: No Jail for Risen
Opinion: Making Campaign Contributions Anonymous

News Highlights - September 4, 2014

Senate Torture Report Will Be Public in 2 to 4 Weeks, Says Feinstein
Obama's Spy Chief Reverses Course, Comes Out in Favor of NSA Reform
When Can FBI Use National Security Letters to Go After Reporters? Sorry, That's Classified.

News Highlights - September 3, 2014

'Secret Law is a Threat to Democracy,' Dems Warn in Letter to Obama
Court: US Can Withhold Guantanamo Detainee Images
Obama Faces Calls to Reform Reagan-Era Mass Surveillance Order

News Highlights - September 2, 2014

Editorial: Stop Hiding Images of American Torture
Visualizing the US Budget and Other Civic Tools
Do You Know Your Whistleblower Rights? 
Opinion: No Pass for a Free Press

The Classified Section

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