Openness in Government and Freedom of Information: Examining the OPEN Government Act of 2005
Full Committee Hearing

Subcommittee on Terrorism and Homeland Security
Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2005
Time: 10:00 AM

Agenda


NOTICE OF SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology and Homeland Security has scheduled a hearing on "Openness in Government and Freedom of Information: Examining the OPEN Government Act of 2005" for Tuesday, March 15, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. in Room 226 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

Senator Cornyn will preside.

Member Statements


  1. Senator John Cornyn (R - TX)
  2. Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT)
  3. Senator Russ Feingold (D - WI)

Witnesses


Panel I

  1. Ms. Katherine M. Cary
    Assistant Attorney General of Texas,
    Chief, Open Records Division
    Austin , TX
  2. Mark Tapscott
    Director
    Center for Media and Public Policy, The Heritage Foundation
    Washington , DC
  3. Mr. Walter Mears
    Former Washington Bureau chief and Executive Editor
    Associated Press
    Chapel Hill , NC
  4. Thomas M. Susman
    Ropes & Gray LLP
    Washington , DC
  5. Lisa Graves
    Senior Counsel for Legislative Strategy
    American Civil Liberties Union
    Washington , DC
  6. Ms. Meredith Fuchs
    General Counsel
    National Security Archive, George Washington University
    Washington , DC