A Bright Sun-Shiney Day

Friday, March 18, 2005

This week, in its first hearing on FOIA compliance in 13 years, the Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved the "Faster FOIA Act," a measure designed to reduce delays in the turnaround of public information. It's one of several new bills intended to improve the public's right to know. Could this be a sign that lawmakers on both sides of the aisle finally agree that the federal government has grown too opaque? Brooke speaks with GOP Senator John Cornyn, co-sponsor of two of the bills.

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