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Thursday, December 20, 2007

(Longview) Daily News Editorial on FOIA Amendments

The (Longview) Daily News editorializes about the new--and seemingly good--amendments to the federal Freedom of Information Act.

Note the last paragraph of the editorial discussing the fact that journalists account for just 6% of FOIA requests. Citizens and businesses make up the vast majority of requestors. Open-government laws are not just for the media.