The EFF’s guide to the new and improved Freedom of Information Act
Our friends at the Electronic Frontier Foundation have put together a guide to three of the biggest changes Congress made to FOIA this year, and how you can get the most out of your requests.
FOIA reform passes! Now what’s actually in it?
When we kicked off Sunshine Week, we noted that FOIA reform — already passed by the House — was being considered by the Senate. Now, with some important modifications, it has passed the Senate, so let’s take a look at what will change for requesters.
This Sunshine Week, how would you #FixFOIABy50?
This Sunshine Week, as the Freedom of Information Act nears 50, take a moment to imagine how public records should work for the people in 2016 and beyond. Share your ideas of how to #FixFOIABy50, and also take a minute to celebrate what an amazing process FOIA and your state public records laws already are.
We have until the end of the day to save FOIA reform
For the second time this week, our best chance for long-overdue FOIA reform is being threatened - not by a vote, but by deliberate inaction. Here’s how you can help.
Obama’s latest FOIA reforms needed because past ones not implemented
President Obama is fond of touting his open government pledge and his latest proposals to reform Freedom of Information Act compliance identify real issues in sore need of remedy. But FOIA needs more than promises.