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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

News Highlights - August 29, 2014

FISC OKs Section 215 Investigations of Americans, Despite First Amendment
Judge May Release More Abu Ghraib Photos

News Highlights - August 28, 2014

US Judge Signals He May Order More Abu Ghraib Photos Released
Further Delays Requested on CIA Report
Why the Federal Court Record System PACER is So Broken, and How to Fix It
Gov't Resists Court Review of State Secrets 

News Highlights - August 27, 2014

US Courts Trash a Decade's Worth of Online Documents, Shrug It Off
Pharma Tells the Federal Government: Transparency Works Both Ways
Watchdogs and Whistleblowers: A Progress Report
In Senate-CIA Fight on Interrogation Report, Another Controversy

The Classified Section

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