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FOIA News: OIP Director Provides Keynote Address at FOIA 50th Anniversary Celebration

FOIA News (2015-16)Kevin SchmidtComment

OIP Director Provides Keynote Address at FOIA 50th Anniversary Celebration

Organizations around the country continue to celebrate the upcoming 50th anniversary of the FOIA. This week, Director Melanie Ann Pustay will provide a keynote address on Friday, June 3rd at the Columbia Journalism School’s “FOIA @ 50” celebration, and we invite you to watch her remarks through a live stream made available by the University.

Signed into law on July 4, 1966 by President Johnson, the FOIA continues to be “the most prominent expression of a profound national commitment to ensuring an open Government.” The Columbia Journalism School’s “FOIA @ 50” celebration is a multi-day event with presentations and panels focused on the statute’s first fifty years, observations from representatives of the public and civil society, and trends for the future.

When: 1pm on Friday the 3rd

Live stream: http://bitly.com/cjslive

Read more here.