Category: FOIA and Declassification


FOIA marks 48th anniversary

July 4 also marked the anniversary of the country establishing legislation allowing for the release of information to the public, The Press Freedom Foundation reports. Continue reading

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Delaware governor signs FOIA legislation

The top elected official of the First State enacted legislation last week that bolsters the strength and reach of the state’s Freedom of Information Act, bills that were unanimously endorsed by the General Assembly earlier this year, according to a press release. Continue reading

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Leahy, Cornyn propose FOIA upgrades

Two U.S. Senators from opposite sides of the aisle merged efforts earlier this week to strengthen a drive to modernize regulations of the Freedom of Information Act, according to a published report. Continue reading

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FOIA paperwork details drones’ safety risk

Official documents acquired by a top U.S. newspaper via the Freedom of Information Act demonstrate trouble might lay ahead as use of airborne drones expands in the nation. Continue reading

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FOA legislation raises concerns in Illinois

The fast-track of a bill in the Illinois General Assembly has raised the eyebrows of activists who work to ensure transparency in government activity, according to a published report. Continue reading

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