Open government advocates push for finalization of ‘release to one, release to all’ policy

November 6, 2017 11:28 AM

Twenty-two open government organizations are looking to help expand public access to information, and at the same time lessen the paperwork burden on agencies, through a petition for rulemaking to finalize the “release to one is a release to all” policy standard.

The petition calls on the Office of Management and Budget and the Justice Department’s Office of Information Policy to finalize a policy tied to the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016. The policy requires agencies to post online the information they release under a FOIA production. Read more...