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News Highlights - March 26, 2014

Opinion: Mr. Obama's Limits on Phone Records
Obama's NSA Proposal Reveals a Broken Oversight System
Intel Panel Pushes Back Interrogation Vote
Intelligence Official Cited for "Unauthorized Disclosure" to Congress: Oversight on the Rocks
Why Dianne Feinstein Can't Control the CIA
"No Plans to Change" High Court Access Policies

News Highlights - March 25, 2014

Obama to Call for End to NSA's Bulk Data Collection
Did the CIA Violate the Constitution's Speech or Debate Clause? 
A Tale of Two Torture Reports
Feds: Leaker's Plea Spares Secrets
Security Cleared Population Rises to 5.1 Million

News Highlights - March 21 - 24, 2014

Spy Chief James Clapper Wins Rosemary Award
Terror report release may fuel Congress’ CIA spat
Democrats have votes to release CIA report
Senior Officials Were Taking Personal Trips on Government Aircraft and Not Reporting It
Report: Half of agency FOIA regulations out of date
Internet companies push Wyden on trade transparency

News Highlights - March 20, 2014

Opinion: Mixed Picture for this Sunshine Week
Opinion: We Need Congress to Fix the FOIA
Holder: No DOJ Decision on CIA-Senate Flap Probe
Director of National Intelligence General Counsel: "Not Can We Classify--But Should We?"
US Joins International Effort to Bring Transparency to Drilling, Mining Industries
White House Releases Climate Data Set, Challenges Developers to Use It
White House: Fewer Feds Should Have Clearances

News Highlights - March 19, 2014

Opinion: Agencies Must Update FOIA Regulations
Opinion: America Needs a 21st Century Church Committee
Pentagon Watchdog 'Not Aware' of NSA Bulk Phone Data Collection
Litt Lashes Leakers, Touts Transparency
NSA Says Its Water Bill Should Be Top Secret
EFF Victories in Two FOIA Cases--Court Rules Government's Arguments are 'Clearly Inadequate' to Support Claims
Agency FOIA Officers Discontent with House Reform Bill

News Highlights - March 18, 2014

Open Government Study: Secrecy Up
Opinion: A Mixed Picture for This Sunshine Week
Sunshine Week: Transparency Issues Persist with Obama Administration
A Fight for the Future of US FOIA
In Lieu of Leaks, FOIA is a Journalist's Most Powerful Tool
CIA's Refusal to Release Softcopy Records Challenged in Court
Feds Confirm Bush-Era Email Surveillance

News Highlights - March 13, 2014

White House Withholds Thousands of Documents from CIA Senate Probe, Despite Vows of Help
Public Feud Between CIA, Senate Panel Follows Years of Tension Over Interrogation Report
Why We Need a New Church Committee to Fix Our Broken Intelligence System
Fact Checker: Edward Snowden's Claim He Had 'No Proper Channels' for Protection as a Whistleblower
Court Reverses, Will Allow NSA to Keep Data Longer
Obama Administration Looks to Standardize Agencies' FOIA Regulations

News Highlights - March 12, 2014

How a Court Secretly Evolved, Expanding US Spies' Reach
Not 'Looking Backward' at Torture, Continued
Opinion: Allegations of CIA Spying on Senate Deserve Investigation
Expert: US Near 'Crisis' of Secrecy
Key Senators Back a Stronger, More Digital FOIA

News Highlights - March 11, 2014

Feinstein: CIA Searched Committee Intelligence Computers
Federal Government Agencies Receive .91 GPA in FOIA Compliance from Center for Effective Government
NSA Phone-Record Destruction Halt Won By Privacy Group

News Highlights - March 10, 2014

Government Errors are Shrouded in Secrecy
Snowden Says He Reported NSA Concerns Before Leaks
Government Can't Hold NSA Data Longer 
Behind Clash Between CIA and Congress, a Secret Report on Interrogations
What's Inside the CIA's 'Black Site' Database? And Were Senate Staffers Allowed to See?
Some Legislators Seek More Intelligence Budget Disclosure 

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