Partners Cover FOIA on All Angles

Two OTG partners heralded Sunshine Week with reports on the state of the FOIA and open government. The Center for Effective Government published “Freedom of Information Act Performance, 2012,” and a larger overview of government openness, “Delivering on Open Government: The Obama Administration’s Unfinished Legacy.” Cause of Action submitted FOIA requests to 16 different federal agencies and examined their responses, assigning grades for their report “Grading the Government.” Cause of Action found that the majority of agencies were not compliant, earning a “C-“ average.

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