National Freedom of Information Coalition
Protecting Your Right to Open Government

Editorial: FOIA means freedom from overcharging

This week marks the 150th anniversary of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. In arguably Lincoln’s most memorable speech, the Gettysburg Address, he uttered the words, “that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.”

Government is designed to protect our communities, educate our children, and keep our air and water clean.

But when citizens are unable to keep tabs on how those in power are using government, this tool quickly begins to slip from the grasp of the citizenry. Continue>>>