TOP LAW ENFORCERS IGNORE THE LAW
Obama cabinet flunks disclosure test with 19 in 10 ignoring law
Bloomberg – Jim Snyder and Danielle Ivory – 9/28/2012
On his first full day in office, President Barack Obama ordered federal officials to “usher in a new era of open government” and “act promptly” to make information public.As Obama nears the end of his term, his administration hasn’t met those goals, failing to follow the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act, according to an analysis of open-government requests filed by Bloomberg News.
Nineteen of 20 cabinet-level agencies disobeyed the law requiring the disclosure of public information: The cost of travel by top officials. In all, just eight of the 57 federal agencies met Bloomberg’s request for those documents within the 20-day window required by the Act.Northwoods Patriots - Standing up for Faith, Family, Country - firstname.lastname@example.org