Applies the requirements of the federal FOIA to the National Security Council.
Media coalition applauds Senate approval of FOIA reforms, calls on House and Senate to work out differences [PDF version] The media coalition The Sunshine in Government Initiative (SGI) today applauds the approval by unanimous consent of the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016.
Writers may be looking for ideas to fill for Sunshine Week, so we’re compiled a few resources.
SGI “Sunshine in Government Award” Honors House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz For Leadership to Make FOIA Work Better In honor of Sunshine Week, the Sunshine in Government Initiative (SGI) is pleased to honor House Oversight Committee…
Did you know a government analysis didn’t find parmesan cheese in a product sold as parmesan cheese? FOIA uncovered that. And luckily, the reporters mentioned FOIA in the story, or we’d never know FOIA did that.
Ahead of Sunshine Week we’re launching WITHOUT FOIA — an effort to showcase some of the more important stories that have relied on FOIA and to encourage journalists and others everywhere that whenever FOIA helps reveal part of the story, mention FOIA in the story.
If you’re looking for more examples, check out our FOIA Files, our searchable, sortable collection of 700+ stories over the last decade that have relied in some way on FOIA.
We’re encouraging and pleading with anyone who uses FOIA to tell a story to say so — give FOIA some credit. The ask is straightforward: If FOIA was helpful to tell part of your story, then please say so in…