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Senate Urged To Keep New Agency Subject to FOIA

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· Story link The Coalition and nine other journalism-related organizations ask senators to amend S1873, a bill creating a new…

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The Coalition and nine other journalism-related organizations ask senators to amend S1873, a bill creating a new agency to research and provide bioterrorism protections because the bill would exempt the agency to from both the Freedom of Information Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, which require open meetings. The letter noted the the exemption of an entire agency is unprecedented. 11/10/05)