Lawmakers and government transparency experts criticized the Obama administration’s openness at a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on Wednesday morning.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its second batch of emails from former administrator Lisa Jackson’s secret email address Friday, but the researcher who sued the agency to obtain the records says it improperly redacted nearly all of the information.
The number of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits filed against the federal government has increased dramatically under the Obama administration, according to a December study by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC).
When President Barack Obama took office he vowed that his administration would be “the most open and transparent in history.” Now on the cusp of his second term, the president’s declaration is proving false.
The President’s administration is not providing the legally mandated reports on the stimulus money, The Weekly Standard has reported.
Environmental Protection Agency senior executives used secret email addresses to skirt freedom of information laws, a lawsuit by a free-market think tank alleges.
Cause of Action filed a lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service Tueday over a Freedom of Information Act request. The government watchdog group filed suit after the IRS denied its request for the names of individuals whose tax returns the Obama White House has accessed.
A recent Bloomberg News analysis found the Obama administration routinely violates the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
The Obama administration is delaying its most costly and controversial regulations until after the election, USA Today reports.