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From OMB Watch : On June 13, President Obama signed an executive order ( E.O .) initiating the "Campaign to Cut Waste." The E.O ., titled " Delivering an Efficient, Effective, and Accountable...
From the Idaho Reporter : One national group that urges people to “follow the money” when it comes to state politics says Idaho’s sunshine law for lobbyists leaves out some key information that other...
A Native American newspaper in a remote area of northern California has learned the hard way that First Amendment’s safeguards do not necessarily apply on a tribal reservation. The two-person staff of...
The Israeli Parliament recently passed legislation to bar public calls for a boycott against Israel or its West Bank settlements, according to the New York Times. The law’s supporters said it was...
The state of Vermont has taken a big step in the direction of more open government by amending its FOI law to allow for awards of attorney's fees to successful requesters. Why does this matter?...