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Washington Post Editorial Board Urges Biden to Implement Accountability 2021 Recommendations

Opinion: Biden must hold government accountable — starting with his own* President Donald Trump subjected the country to a four-year-long demonstration of the fragility of its democratic norms. President Biden has   Read Full


Diverse Coalition Urges HHS to Reverse COVID-19 Data Reporting Requirement

Open The Government led a coalition of 27 organizations in urging Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar to rescind a directive to hospitals, hospital laboratories, and acute care   Read Full


OTG team & Fox 5 DC discuss being mistaken for ‘reopen America’ advocates’ during the pandemic

Even though we have had the Open The Government name since 2003, in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, some people believe OTG is advocating for reopening the country as   Read Full


OTG in New York Times Front Page Story on Facial Recognition

A little-known start-up helps law enforcement match photos of unknown people to their online images — and “might lead to a dystopian future or something,” a backer says. Until recently,   Read Full