RELEASE: NMOG Statement on the Open and Responsive Government Act of 2019

On Tuesday, July 23, 2019, Senators Charles Grassley (R-IA), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), John Cornyn (R-TX), and Diane Feinstein (D-CA) introduced the “Open and Responsive Government Act of 2019,” which seeks to reverse the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media, which unnecessarily broadened what is deemed “confidential” under Exemption 4 of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). In support of the bill’s introduction, the News Media for Open Government (NMOG) made the following statement:

NMOG Statement on the Open and Responsive Government Act of 2019

Contact: Melissa Wasser, Coalition Director
News Media for Open Government
(202) 795-9317
mwasser@foropengov.org
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