How President-Elect Biden Can Improve FOIA and Bolster the Presidential Records Act Against Future Abuse (National Security Archive) 

The Biden administration faces two simultaneous challenges on the records preservation front: fixing a broken Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) system, and closing the loopholes to the Presidential Records Act (PRA) so they can’t be abused again.

Both of these challenges can be met, but it will take a combination of Day One and sustained action on the part of both the Biden administration and Congress to do so. (Some of the following recommendations, along with many others, are discussed in greater detail in Open The Government’s Accountability 2021 project, which the National Security Archive was pleased to help draft.)  

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