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FOIA News: "FOIA Turns 51"

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FOIA Turns 51: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?

Liz Hempowicz, Project on Gov't Oversight, July 4, 2017

Happy birthday to the Freedom of Information Act! Today the Act quietly turns 51, compared to last year’s celebration at the signing of the FOIA Improvement Act by then-President Obama. The FOIA Improvement Act included some great updates to the landmark access-to-information law, like improved requirements for agencies to proactively post documents online and a new standard of transparency.

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