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News Highlights - March 10, 2015

Opinion: Embarrassment--Not Security--Drives Government Secrecy
Agencies Fail to Make the Grade on FOIA Requests
Subtle Push Against FOIA Bill Begins in Administrative Branch
Clinton's Printed Emails a Headache for Archivists
Editorial: The Public Deserves Answers, Not Stonewalling, from Hillary Clinton

News Highlights - March 9, 2015

Senate Torture Report: An Exception in CIA Oversight
VA Doesn't Release 140 Vet Health Care Findings
Clinton Wants You to See Her E-Mails, Except the Ones She Didn't Hand Over

News Highlights - March 6, 2015

Opinion: Why the FBI Needs to Protect Its Intelligence Whistleblowers
Senate Panel Approves Bill to Make IGs Stronger, More Transparent
Clinton E-Mail Review Could Find Security Issues
It Could Be a Very Long Time Before Hillary Clinton's State Department E-mails See the Light of Day
Opinion: Technology Doesn't Guarantee Government Transparency
FOIA Reform Legislation, and More from CRS

News Highlights - March 5, 2015

Personal Email Use Now in Oversight Committee's Sights
Report: FBI Systems Can Chill Potential Whistleblowers
Cyber-Surveillance Bill to Move Forward, Secretly
Opinion: An Opportunity to Make Transparency the Norm at the FCC
Fallout from Clinton's Emails: How Secure are Agency Email Systems?
SIGAR Publishes New Declassified Data

News Highlights - March 4, 2015

Hillary's Emails 'Not Technicall Illegal'
Opinion: What Hillary Clinton's Emails Really Reveal
Petraeus Plea Deal Reveals Two-Tier System for Leaks

News Highlights - March 3, 2015

Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email Account at State Department, Possibly Breaking Rules
Judge: EPA 'Offensively Unapologetic' in Public-Records Case
After Sunlight FOIA, Comprehensive Data Indexes Arrive on
Sens. Johnson, Grassley, McCaskill Propose Reform to IG Functions
New Tool Aims to Make Government Financial Disclosures More Transparent

News Highlights - March 2, 2015

Lawmakers' Latest FOIA Reform Effort Would Strengthen Governmentwide Ombudsman
Responding to Attacks on FOIA Reform and HR 653
Secrecy Exposes Government to Shady Dealings
"New Torture Files": Declassified Memos Detail Roles of Bush White House and DOJ Officials Who Conspired to Approve Torture

News Highlights - February 26, 2015

Powerful Senate Republican Tamping Down Torture Disclosures
Senator Demands Disclosure of Inspectors General Salaries
Lawmakers Create Whistleblower Caucus

News Highlights - February 25, 2015

IGs Ask Congress to Strengthen Oversight Tools
What is No Longer Classified?
'Torture Report' Reshapes Conversation in Guantanamo Courtroom
Rise of Chief Data Officers Promises More Open Access to Government Data

News Highlights - February 24, 2015

Rejection of NSA Whistleblower's Retaliation Claim Draws Criticism
National Archives Chief Outlines 80-Year Cleanup Job
The Unredacted Truth About Spare Parts Overcharges
Supreme Court Denies Terror Defendant Access to Surveillance Documents

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