The federal government denied a record number of public requests for documents last year. It cited legal exemptions from the Freedom of Information Act. The data suggests the Obama Administration is falling short of its pledge to be the most transparent in history.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.