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 … Continue reading Tidying Up
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 … Continue reading It’s a Sunshine Day: Save the Date for OGIS’s Sunshine Week Event!
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 … Continue reading Good Day Sunshine: Get Ready for Sunshine Week 2012!