Despite Sunshine Week, critics say secrecy plagues Trump administration

WASHINGTON – It may be National Sunshine Week, but critics and the government’s own reports show that President Donald Trump’s administration is operating a lot in the shadows. Seventy-eight percent of the 823,222 FOIA requests processed during the first year…

Open Government Advocates Say Obama Progress on FOIA Not Enough

Five years after President Barack Obama promised to make the government more transparent, open government advocates praised the progress to date while outlining several areas for improvement at a congressional hearing Wednesday.