April 12, 2007 | By Derek Slater

OPEN Government Act Heads to Senate Floor

Legislation that would help protect the public's right to know is one step closer to passing. Today the Senate Judiciary Committee marked up the OPEN Government Act, which would provide some much needed updates to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The bill now heads to the Senate floor, and a similar bill has already passed in the House.

Keep up the momentum and tell your representatives to pass this bill now.


Deeplinks Topics

Stay in Touch

NSA Spying

EFF is leading the fight against the NSA's illegal mass surveillance program. Learn more about what the program is, how it works, and what you can do.

Follow EFF

Agreements that change how the Internet works should be made transparently, with input from users. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks...

Feb 22 @ 4:17pm

Virginia Supreme Court should protect drivers from license plate surveillance. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks...

Feb 22 @ 3:55pm

Sen. Wyden stands up for travelers, quizzing the Dept of Homeland Security about border searches of digital devices. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks...

Feb 22 @ 2:54pm
JavaScript license information