May 12, 2021

Tracking the Public Online Information Act (POIA) Legislation Through Congress Using Govtrack.us

On Monday, we posted news (via the Sunlight Foundation) that the Public Online Information Act (POIA) was reintroduced in the U.S. Congress by Rep. Steven Israel (D-NY) and Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT). The Sunlight Foundation Blog and a news release use the words “landmark” and “monumental” to describe the legislation. Direct to Monday’s INFOdocket post […]

"Landmark Public Online Information Act [POIA] Jointly Reintroduced In House And Senate"

From a Sunlight Foundation Blog Post by Dan Schuman: Today Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) and Representative Steve Israel (D-NY) reintroduced the landmark Public Online Information Act. If enacted, POIA would bring the government into the 21st century by requiring the government to embrace the presumption that government-held information, already required to be public, must be […]