National Freedom of Information Coalition
Protecting Your Right to Open Government

Transparency keeps our government in check

Public officials often use various means to skirt transparency, and thus accountability.

Sometimes the motive is to fend off political opponents. Sometimes it’s because of some notion that too much transparency is the enemy of efficiency. Sometimes it’s because a public official actually has something to hide.

And, sometimes it’s nothing nefarious at all. Sometimes it’s just a spelling error. Continue>>>