Other Action Alerts

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Ask Congress to shed light on the secret contract between Smithsonian and Showtime

From Carl Malamud at the Center for American Progress: Smithsonian lobbyists are trying to paper over their exclusive 30-year sellout to Showtime, saying that the contract has posed no problems   Read Full

Legislation in the 109th Congress

Includes: PL 109-282, S.394, S. 1181, S. 589, H.R. 2331, H.R. 5112, S. 662, S. 2180, H.R. 839, S. 2695, S. 2831, H.R. 6219, H.R. 4925, H.R. 1317   Read Full

Message to the New Congress

OpenTheGovernment.org Message to the New Congress We welcome the incoming 110th Congress. We hope that they and the President recognize that the elections were as much about improving government transparency   Read Full


From Society of Environmental Journalists: WatchDog TipSheet item Publication date: Nov. 3, 2006 IS THERE A “SECRET HOLD” ON THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION BILL? The Senate Judiciary Committee approved a   Read Full

Comment on NRC proposed rule

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) proposed a new rule (published in the Federal Register on October 31, 2006) on protection of “Safeguards Information” (SGI), a type of Sensitive But Unclassified   Read Full

Save EPA Libraries!

Save EPA Libraries! [An Action Alert from the American Library Association Washington Office] ——————————————————————————– CALL BOTH OF YOUR SENATORS IMMEDIATELY AND ASK THEM TO SIGN ONTO the Boxer- Lautenberg “Dear   Read Full

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Link to Us

We have several options for linking to our web site using the images that we have created. Please choose the image and option that is best for you.   Read Full


The people’s right to know is a foundation of democracy. Throughout history, the cardinal element in the formation of democratic societies — the element most feared and suppressed by totalitarian   Read Full