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Openings in Openness

Paralegal, American Oversight Vice President, People & Operations, Unite America Digital Marketing Associate, Unite America Director of Communications, National Coalition Against Censorship Communications Officer, Government Accountability Project *Check out the   Read Full


New Research Reveals How Law Enforcement Policies Restrict Transparency and Accountability

After a Minneapolis Police Department officer murdered George Floyd in May 2020, questions quickly arose about discrepancies between the police department’s incident report and eyewitness accounts. Bystander video and subsequent   Read Full


Openings in Openness

Anticorruption Policy Lab Manager, Transparency International, USA  Colorado State Director, Unite America  Assistant Director, Open Data Strategy and Analysis, MTA Chief of Staff, ISOO Operations Associate, Open Gov Hub Summer   Read Full


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Jan. 6 White House logs given to House show 7-hour gap in Trump callsThe Washington Post Newly Released Records Show Abusive Policies Continue Under Guise Of DeterrenceNational Immigration Justice Center   Read Full


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Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Records Preservation and ManagementOpen The Government, March 15, 2022 Watch: CFOIC’s Sunshine Week panel on school board transparencyColorado Freedom of Information Coalition, March 16, 2022   Read Full


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What happened at one agency when the inspector general botched an investigationFederal News Network, January 7, 2022 Federal Agencies Highlight Security Improvements A Year After Capitol AttackGovernment Executive, January 5th,   Read Full


OTG’s email is temporarily down.

Unfortunately, Open The Government’s email system is currently down due to a technical issue with a service provider. Be advised that this is affecting both incoming and outgoing email communication. We are   Read Full


Quigley Re-Introduces Government Transparency Legislation

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), co-founder and co-chair of the Transparency Caucus, re-introduced the Transparency in Government Act to increase access, accountability, and transparency in every branch of the   Read Full


Clearview AI: The Shady Company Tracking Your Face Online

Presented as a live stream as part of HOPE 2020 Conference Freddy Martinez is a technologist and expert on surveillance. He was previously a Ford-Mozilla open web fellow at Freedom of   Read Full


Oversight Summit: Oversight of State and Local Law Enforcement Conduct & Policies

In this session, experts discuss what policies, records and other information are useful in understanding conduct—and misconduct—within state and local law enforcement. Presenters will explain how to obtain that information   Read Full