New CRS Reports Background FOIA Amendments, Classified Info
The nonpartisan Congressional Research Service has completed two reports useful to journalists - one on the newly passed amendments to the Freedom of Information Act and the other on the system of classified national security information. Since Congress doesn't allow the public to get these taxpayer-funded products, we bring them to you courtesy of the Federation of American Scientists Government Secrecy Project.
- "Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Amendments: 110th Congress," Congressional Research Service, updated January 7, 2008, by Harold C. Relyea, Order Code RL32780.
- "Security Classified and Controlled Information: History, Status, and Emerging Management Issues," Congressional Research Service, updated January 2, 2008, by Harold C. Relyea, Order Code RL33494.