As a society we should require that public information officers be trained so they are literate and indeed fluent in the terminology they may encounter when the public is asking for algorithms.
He makes a tissue-thin case.
Progress Worth Noting: Congress Strengthens The Freedom Of Information Act And The Public's Right To Know
President Obama has said he'll sign the measure -- a fitting way to mark the 50th anniversary of the nation's premier transparency law this July 4th.
States must take the right measures to ensure the effectiveness of the drugs used for lethal injections, including appropriate procedures to ensure the proper manufacturing, transportation, handling, and use of the drugs.
The third most commonly used exemption, Ex 7(e), is more controversial. Here is how it's defined: Partial grants by agency
The Supreme Court nominee has an expansive view of who should be able to get government documents for free.
The court won't release expedited audio of two historic cases it will hear soon.
The thing is, people are all for information being publicly available until "openness" comes too close to home. That Pew
BEIJING - Nobody is empowered to act beyond the limit of the Constitution and laws. This is the true meaning of rule of law, which distinguishes it from governance by man.
"The Attorney General uses a Justice Department email address to conduct official business. As with many Cabinet officials
Opengov Leaders: President Obama, Use Your Bully Pulpit to Promote Democracy Reforms in the State of the Union Address
We're raising our voice to ensure that the president knows we and the organizations and communities we represent are holding him accountable to promises he has made about improving government transparency and engagement, making money-in-politics reform, upgrading government technology, updating the Freedom of Information Act and more.
I really hope family members of victims of the 9/11 attacks weren't planning on attending the hearings scheduled at Guantanamo Bay this week. It would be completely demoralizing to someone who suffered personally from the heinous mass murders that took place 13 years ago to find that once again, all efforts to bring the five alleged perpetrators to justice had stalled, and once again, no one's allowed to know why.
There can be no doubt that too many special interests have too much access to decision-makers in Washington, D.C. But it is the height of absurdity to pretend that only registered lobbyists wield undue influence.