Delivering on Open Government: The Obama Administration's Unfinished Legacy
Publication Date: March 2013
Publisher(s): Center for Effective Government
Keywords: freedom of information; transparency; open government; government
Coverage: United States
This report examines progress made during President Obama’s first term toward open government goals outlined in a comprehensive set of recommendations that the open government community issued in November 2008, titled Moving Toward a 21st Century Right-to-Know Agenda. We examine activity in the three main areas of the 2008 report: creating an environment within government that is supportive of transparency, improving public use of government information, and reducing the secrecy related to national security issues.