On Tuesday, February 13, Congress held hearings on the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The hearings, held by the Information Policy, Census, and National Archives Subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee have not received much press, but should have. Here are some links to tide you over till the transcripts are available:
- FOIA is essential but also needs change By Clark Hoyt, Sacramento Bee, February 15, 2007. (text of testimony former Knight Ridder Washington editor Clark Hoyt)
- “Freedom Of Information Fans Urge Changes To Law” by Andrew Noyes, National Journal’s Technology Daily February 14, 2007 PM edition [subscription required]
- House Subcommittee Asks Archive for FOIA Reform Advice, National Security Archive Update, February 14, 2007
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