Congress orders USDA to restore transparency, completeness, to animal welfare reports, Meredith Wadman, Science, 22 Mar 2018
CIA argued torture sessions were actually business meetings so it could destroy videotapes, Joshua Eaton, Think Progress, 20 Mar 2018
The Trump Appointee Behind the Move to Add a Citizenship Question to the Census: The initial author of a key Justice Department letter wasn’t revealed — until today, Justin Elliott, ProPublica, 7 Mar 2018
Salary data about federal employees is being hidden. Congress is not pleased, Kate Irby, McClatchy DC Bureau, 7 Mar 2018.
New Ruling Shows How Few Options There Are for Intelligence Community Whistleblowers, Irvin McCullough, Just Security, 5 Mar 2018.
In Secrecy News,5 Mar 2018, Steven Aftergood reported on a letter sent out announcing NARA’s “intent to consolidate all of the classified records in the Presidential Library system in the Washington, DC area. See https://govinfowatch.net/2018/03/05/consolidating-classified-presidential-records-in-dc-to-address-age-old-issues-around-declassification-authority-and-third-agency-referrals/ for more discussion
Senate Intelligence Leaders Say House G.O.P. Leaked a Senator’s Texts, Nicholas Fandos, New York Times, 1 Mar 2018.