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Thursday, February 23, 2012
Senate Committee on the Judiciary Schedules Hearing on FOIA
The Senate Committee on the Judiciary announced today that it will be holding a hearing on March 13, 2012 at 10:30 am in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on "The Freedom of Information Act: Safeguarding Critical Infrastructure Information and the Public's Right to Know." A list of expected witnesses has not yet been published.
It appears that this hearing will be simulcast over the Internet, so please check back on the Senate's hearing announcement as the date gets closer for more details and a link to the simulcast.
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