We're Gonna Need Eight Dozen Shovels and 16 Tons of Sand


The Freedom of Information Act turned 40 this week, and D.C. has big plans for the future of open government. USA Today reports on plan A:

The federal government will pay a Texas law school $1 million to do research aimed at rolling back the amount of sensitive data available to the press and public through freedom-of-information requests.

Whole thing here.