[govinfo] GovInfo News 11 May 09

  • From: "Patrice McDermott" <pmcdermott@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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  • Date: Mon, 11 May 2009 14:41:40 -0400

Patrice McDermott, Director 
202.332.OPEN (6736) 
Judicial Transparency:
New push to bring cameras in Supreme Court [Politico, May 11, 2009] This 
summer?s confirmation hearings for Souter?s replacement will give C-SPAN, which 
has long wanted to air oral arguments, a chance to push its case with the 
lawmakers who control the high court?s purse strings.
Open Government Directive:
Federal CTO will issue incomplete suggestions for open government [NextGov, May 
6, 2009]  see http://groups.google.com/group/opengovernmentdirective?hl=en for 
a conversation on what the Directive should contain
Pentagon's Black Budget Grows to More Than $50 Billion  [Wired: Danger Room, 
May 7, 2009] 
Government Could Destroy Records in Hundreds of Guantanamo Cases [ProPublica, 
May 7, 2009] 
Groups Complain of Continued Secrecy About Trade Pact [PC World, May 6, 2009] 
Records violations ensnare housing nominee  [Washington Times, May 7, 2009] 
Inspector at Pentagon Says Report Was Flawed  [New York Times, May 5, 2009] The 
Defense Department?s inspector general?s office has withdrawn a report it 
issued in January exonerating a Pentagon public relations program that made 
extensive use of retired officers who worked as military analysts for 
television and radio networks.
GAO Report:
Federal Rulemaking: Improvements Needed to Monitoring and Evaluation of Rules 
Development as Well as to the Transparency of OMB Regulatory Reviews. 
GAO-09-205, April 20

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