Putting TRAC to Work
Before the Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate
March 14, 2013

We the People: Fulfilling the Promise of Open Government Five Years After The OPEN Government Act”
By Testimony of Kevin M. Goldberg On behalf of Sunshine in Government Initiative American Society of News Editors

Since 2007, federal court litigation of FOIA issues has steadily increased. According to a study released by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse on December 20, 2012, there were 720 FOIA lawsuits filed in federal court in Fiscal Years 2011-2012, up from 562 filed in Fiscal Years 2007-2008, before the attorney’s fee provisions of the OPEN Government Act took hold

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