National Freedom of Information Coalition
Protecting Your Right to Open Government

Editorial: Improved FOIA laws crucial

President and CEO, Newspaper Association of America

President Obama has routinely promised greater transparency within the federal government. Now, Congress is making strides towards achieving this critical goal.

The House of Representatives and Senate are currently considering nearly identical bills to strengthen the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), which provides the general public, including journalists, with access to federal government records. Continue>>>