News Highlights – April 20, 2011

Secrecy Preventing State from Writing Timely History of US Foreign Relation
CIA finally declassifies century-old documents
Agencies update progress on transparency plans
Obama administration considers moves to limit anonymous donations
Senate Expenses to be PDF’d
Lawmaker seeks to soften budget blow to transparency websites
Patriot Act debate will ramp up again next month
Federal Appeals Court Holds Advisory Committee Recommendations Can Be Withheld

 

 

 

Secrecy Overwhelms U.S. Historical Record
[Secrecy News, April 20, 2011]

CIA Declassifies Documents from World War I
[Secrecy News, April 20, 2011]

Agencies update progress on transparency plans
[Federal Computer Week, April 19, 2011]

Obama administration considers moves to limit anonymous donations
[Politico, April 19, 2011]

Senate Expenses to be PDF’d
[Sunlight Foundation Blog, April 19, 2011]

Lawmaker seeks to soften budget blow to transparency websites
[NextGov, April 19, 2011]

Patriot Act debate will ramp up again next month
[Washington Post: 2chambers, April 19, 2011]

Advisory committee recommendations can be withheld
[Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, April 19, 2011]

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