November 23, 2020

Complete Video of U.S. House Hearing: “Ensuring Government Transparency Through FOIA Reform”

A hearing titled, “Ensuring Government Transparency Through FOIA Reform” took place on Friday, February 27, 2014, before the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations.

Three witnesses testified before the committee and their prepared statements are linked below:

  • Ms. Miriam Nisbet
    Former Director
    Office of Government Information Services
    National Archives & Records Administration
    Prepared Statement
  • Mr. Frederick J. Sadler
    Former FOIA Officer
    Food and Drug Administration
    Prepared Statement

The hearing begins at 25:44 of the video stream and concludes at 1:54:31.

Coverage

FOIA Reform Draws Backing from Ex-Archives Ombudsman (via GovExec)

Former NARA Official Comes Out in Support of New FOIA Reform Bill (via Fierce Government)

Bill

Read and Track the Bill “FOIA Act” (HR 653)
Discussed at hearing.

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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