OpenTheGovernment.org In The News- 2006 Archive

Key ‘open government’ official leaves policy mark
GovExec.com
12.21.06

Our view on your right to know: The secret’s out, but why was it ever under wraps?
USA Today – Opinion
12.20.06

Air marshal’s firing prompts whistleblower suit
[Federal Times
11.7.06]

EPA Closes Libraries, Raises Questions Of Suppressing Info
Cox Newspapers
11.1.06

Librarians making noise over printing chief’s speech distribution
Las Vegas SUN
10.28.06

Senators push to reopen EPA libraries
FCW.com
10.27.06

More FOIA funds, staff needed, group says
GovExec.com
10.24.06

Commentary: Biodefense and the Freedom of Information Act
LLRX.com
10.13.06

Why is federal government so secretive? It’s classified
Austin American-Statesman – Editorial
9.28.06

When truth is in short supply, democracy is in danger
Paul McMasters
Gannett News Serive
North Country Gazette
9.14.06

Government secrecy costs soar to $7.7 billion
Federal Times
9.13.06

Government should use ‘top secret’ with discretion
Union Bulletin (WA)
9.8.06

Post-9/11 privacy and secrecy: A report card
CNET
9.8.06

Government Secrecy Increasing, Study Says, Citing Growth in Spending for Classification
BNA, Inc.
9.6.06

Growth of secrecy bad for country
The Sentinel (PA) – Editorial
9.5.06

Government secrecy costs are up, report says
Cox News Service
Austin American-Statesman (no link available)
9.4.06

Report shows continued expansion of US government secrecy
Jurist
9.3.06

Report: Government secrecy dips slightly
Associated Press
Fox News
9.2.06

RFK Center takes Treasury Department to court over denial of loans to Haiti
Carribean Net News
8.16.06

Increasingly, Bush Escapes the Media Pack
Washington Post
8.12.06

Lawmakers largely ignore Web at FOIA hearing
FCW.com
7.28.06

Watchdog, lawmakers eye better information flow
GovExec.com
7.26.06

Make government more open to the people
Des Moines Register (no link available)
7.4.06

We Need Fewer Secrets
Washington Post
7.3.06

Opportunity, Vision, Change – Notable Government Documents 2005
Library Journal
5.15.06

Dark Ages: Newspaper industry battles to shine a light on government secrecy
Presstime: The Magazine of the Newspaper Association of America (no link available)
5.10.06

Executive ethics under election-year scrutiny
The Hill
4.12.06

Sunshine Week About Public’s Right To Know
Times Record (AR)
4.7.06

Access denied
Tahlequah Daily Press
3.20.06

FROM THE PUBLISHER: Freedoms won’t last without defense
Onalaska Community Life (WI)
3.17.06

A subdued birthday for Freedom of Information
Providence Journal
3.17.06

Let the sunshine in
San Diego CITYBEAT
3.15.06

Citizens’ rights to information from public agencies
Stamford Advocate (no link available)
3.14.06

National Sunshine Week recognizes open and honest government
Marion Daily Republican (no link available)
3.13.06

Federal government secrecy at epidemic scale
Great Falls Tribune (no link available)
3.13.06

Critics say Freedom of Information Act needs reform
Austin American-Statesman (no link available)
3.13.06

Use the First Amendment and let the sun shine in
Winona Daily News
3.12.06

Your right to know: Access denied
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
3.12.06

Editorial: Secrecy report card
Daytona Beach News-Journal (no link available)
3.12.06

US states restricting access to more government information in secrecy surge
Jurist
3.12.06

Sunshine Week promotes government openness
Muskogee Phoenix (no link available)
3.12.06

It’s important that you care about your right to know
Daily Record (NJ)
3.12.06

Access to government, records matters to all
Asheville Citizen-Times (no link available)
3.11.06

Sunshine Week: To shine a light on government
South Bend Tribune (no link available)
3.11.06

Decrying secrecy, citizen groups fight back
FCW.com
2.27.06

Activists assert secrecy is Cheney’s hallmark
Boston Globe
2.17.06

Shhh!!: Keeping Current on Government Secrecy
Information Today, Inc
1.11.06

OMB memo fuels debate over cataloging
Government Computer News
1.9.06

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