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Congressional Secrecy

Steven Aftergood calls the current state of access to Congressional Research Service reports “Congressional Secrecy.” And so it is.

  • Wanted: Better Access to CRS Reports, by Steven Aftergood, Secrecy News (May 5, 2011).

    [T]he New York Times cited a Congressional Research Service report that was performed “in February” concerning the impact of the debt limit.

    But that report has been updated and superseded, though one might not know it due to congressional secrecy policy, which precludes direct public access to CRS publications.

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