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Archive for 'Sunshine Week 2012'

Tidying Up

While Sunshine Week provides many opportunities to celebrate open government achievements, it also provides the perfect context to reflect upon changes that could improve FOIA. Think of it as a little spring cleaning. Since opening in September 2009, we’ve worked with agencies and requesters on more than 1,500 FOIA matters, giving us a unique perspective […]

It’s a Sunshine Day: Save the Date for OGIS’s Sunshine Week Event!

OGIS is pleased to announce that we’re sponsoring a unique event to mark Sunshine Week (March 9-16, 2012), a celebration of government openness. Our parent agency, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), is acknowledging Sunshine Week by showcasing the original Freedom of Information Act, Public Law 89-487. The original historic document will be available […]

Good Day Sunshine: Get Ready for Sunshine Week 2012!

Signs of spring are appearing in Washington – robins abound, crocuses are in bloom, food truck patrons eat outside rather than scurrying back to the office – and that can only mean one thing: Sunshine Week is nearly here! We at OGIS eagerly anticipate this weeklong (March 11-17, 2012) celebration of government openness, scheduled to […]