Citizen Access to Government Information

Panelists focused on recent changes in the laws that affect the public’s ability to request and receive information from the federal… read more

Panelists focused on recent changes in the laws that affect the public’s ability to request and receive information from the federal government. While panelists noted that some progress had been made, there was room for improvement, including better training for agency officials.

This program was part of a discussion in honor of Sunshine Week, an annual attempt by good government groups and news organizations to promote better access to government information.  close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Nisbet, Miriam Director National Archives and Records Administration->Office of Government Information Services
  • Pustay, Melanie Director Department of Justice->Information Policy
  • Sloan, Melanie Executive Director Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington
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Citizen Access to Government Information

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Program ID:
292616-2
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 26, 2010

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  • Mar 26, 2010 | 6:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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