Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)– Americans will have a great new gift in their Christmas stockings — a federal Freedom of Information Act that works.
National Newspaper Association President Steve Haynes, publisher of the Oberlin (KS) Herald, announced today that passage of S. 2488, the Openness Promotes Effectiveness in our National Government Act of 2007, arrived right in time for the holidays.
The new law:
- Creates a long-sought federal ombudsman office.
- Improves the ability of people making information requests to be reimbursed for legal fees when they have . . .