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News Highlights - December 10, 2014

Radio: Why the Torture Report Matters
What's Not in the Senate Torture Report
CIA Unlikely to Lose Power in Wake of Interrogation Report

News Highlights - December 9, 2014

Bill Challenging US Official Secrecy Passed After Senator's Late Change of Mind
America Can't Handle the Truth--About Guantanamo, Torture, or a Man Freed from Both
Congress Tells DoD to Report on Leaks and Insider Threats

News Highlights - December 8, 2014

Standoff Could Scuttle FOIA Bill
Editorial: The CIA's Power to Purge
Editorial: Release the Guantanamo Force-Feeding Videos
No More FOUO: Government Plans to Simplify Labeling of Sensitive Information

News Highlights - December 5, 2014

Harry Reid: Let Senators Vote on Open Records Bill
FOIA Reform Bill Could Pass Senate This Week
Agencies Want to Know: Are You Still Interested?
Deal Reached, CIA Torture Report to Be Released Next Week

News Highlights - December 4, 2014

Agencies Under the Gun to Meet Data Transparency Deadlines
CIA Torture Report Could Be Out Monday
Pentagon Fears Blowback from 'Humane' Guantanamo Video Release

News Highlights - December 3, 2014

Incoming Senate Intel Chair: Get Ready For an Oversight Overhaul
US to Appeal Judge's Ruling on Guantanamo Bay Force-Feeding Videos
Opinion: US Needs to Step Up to the Plate on Extractives Transparency
Leahy, Cornyn Oppose CIA-Proposed Email Retention Regime
New Law Clarifies Agency Staffers' Use of Personal Email

News Highlights - December 2, 2014

EPA Relaxes Leash on Independent Science Advisors
NSA Returns to Open Source
The Opaque World of Committee Assignments
Opinion: What America's Police Don't Want You to Know
Years After Pact to Open RFK Files, Gaps Remain

News Highlights - December 1, 2014

President Barack Obama Signs Presidential Records Reform
Invention Secrecy Orders Reach a 20 Year High
National Archives Backs Off Plan to Destroy CIA Emails
White House Crowdsources Open-Government Playbook
UN Committee Criticizes US Record on Torture, Praises US on Extraterritorial Reach of Treaty

News Highlights - November 25, 2014

'Do-Nothing Congress' Poised to Enact Historic FOIA Reform
Even with the DATA Act, the Forecast for Transparency Remains Murky
New NSA Privacy Chief Promises Transparency

News Highlights - November 24, 2014

Letting Us in on an Immigration Secret
DHS Set to Destroy Government Network Surveillance Records
Awaiting Answers from DOE IG on Whistleblower's Accusations
National Archvies: Ok, So Maybe Letting the CIA Destory Emails Wasn't a Great Idea

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