Openness Groups Call for Classification Reform Leadership

Thirty groups, including OpenTheGovernment.org, joined the Brennan Center for Justice in a letter calling for the White House to take the lead in security classification reform. The openness organizations called for the prompt establishment of a steering committee including White House Leadership to address overclassification. The creation of White House-led Security Classification Reform Steering Committee was recommended by the Public Interest Declassification Board (PIDB), to manage the implementation of the reforms required to transform current classification and declassification guidance and practice.

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