News Highlights – August 6, 2014

Dozens of inspectors general say federal agencies hindering oversight
Congress Grapples with Classification Issues
Senator Denounces Redactions of Report on C.I.A. Detention Program
Barack Obama’s Secret Terrorist-Tracking System, by the Numbers
CIA Oversight Needs Oversight
FOIA Improvement Act of 2014
GAO: Government failed to report $619 billion in spending to its transparency site
The Data Act's unexpected benefit

Dozens of inspectors general say federal agencies hindering oversight
[Washington Post, Josh Hicks, August 6, 2014]

Congress Grapples with Classification Issues
[Secrecy News, Steven Aftergood, August 6, 2014]

Senator Denounces Redactions of Report on C.I.A. Detention Program
[New York Times, Mark Mazzetti, August 5, 2014]

Barack Obama’s Secret Terrorist-Tracking System, by the Numbers
[The Intercept, Jeremy Scahill and Ryan Devereaux, August 5, 2014]

CIA Oversight Needs Oversight
[Townhall, Bob Barr, August 5, 2014]

FOIA Improvement Act of 2014
[Lawfare, R. Taj Moore, August 5, 2014]

GAO: Government failed to report $619 billion in spending to its transparency site
[Washington Post, Josh Hicks, August 5, 2014]

The Data Act's unexpected benefit
[Federal Computer Week, Adam Mazmanian, August 5, 2014]

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