News Highlights – April 1, 2011

House Oversight Hearing on DHS Political Meddling in FOIA
Contrary to Industry Assertions, Evidence Disclosure Does Not Violate Foreign Law
OMB Says Open Gov Websites May Go Dark in May Without New Funding
Long-Awaited Data on Fed Emergency Loans Finally Public

 

 

 

Politics and FOIA combine for combustible mix at hearing
[Government Executive, March 31, 2011]

Evidence Undercuts Oil Companies’ Argument That Disclosures Would Violate Foreign Laws
[ProPublica, March 31, 2011]

OMB prepares for open gov sites to go dark in May
[Federal News Radio, March 31, 2011]

Fed takes unprecedented step of naming banks that drew ‘discount window’ loans during crisis
[AP via Washington Post, March 31, 2011]

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