RSVP for June 28 Open Government Town Hall – FOIA Beyond 50

July 4th, 2016, marks the 50th anniversary of the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) — a key moment to celebrate the law, which has empowered the public with access   Read Full


Tell Congress to #ReformFOIA

Two Freedom of Information Act reform bills are pending in Congress this Sunshine Week. Both pieces of legislation take steps to address the challenges facing the public's most important open   Read Full


Oppose CISPA, Protect Openness and Accountability

In the interest of encouraging private companies to share cybersecurity threat information, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), HR 3523, includes a provision that cuts off all public   Read Full


Improve Access to Congressionally Mandated Reports

Help make the thousands of reports federal agencies prepare each year at the request of Congress easier for the public to find! Ask your Member of Congress to co-sponsor HR   Read Full


Free Public Access to CRS Reports

Taxpayers pay for the creation of exclellent reports on public policy issues ranging from foreign affairs, to health care, to agriculture by the Congressional Research Service (CRS). Members of the   Read Full


Get Involved: 10 Open Government Questions for 2012

There are a lot of distractions during election season. There are more and more gotcha ads, and increasingly less discussion about what really matters. At OpenTheGovernment.org, POGO, the American Society   Read Full


Help America Vote Act (HAVA)

Help America Vote Act (HAVA)   Read Full


Digital Media Copyright Act

Digital Media and Copyright Act Digital Media and Copyright Act The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) makes it illegal to apply long established and legally recognized fair use principles, which   Read Full


Voting Rights: Disenfrachisement

Voting Rights: Disenfranchisement Disenfranchisement   Read Full


Voting Rights: Accessibility

Voting Rights: Accessibility Access The vote is a fundamental right conferred to every citizen of our democracy. For this reason, voting should be made as inclusive in nature, design, and   Read Full