SAA Supports NARA Inquiry into Ross’ Use of Private Email to Conduct Government Business

October 29, 2019—The Society of American Archivists (SAA) supports the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) inquiry into Wilbur Ross' alleged misuse of private email to conduct government business.[1] Title 44, Chapters 21, 29, and 31, of the United States Code identifies NARA as the institution that is officially responsible for federal records management and invests in them the authority to investigate violations of records law and propose remedies when violations are confirmed. As more reports of elected and appointed officials failing to meet their recordkeeping obligations come to light, SAA applauds and encourages NARA's active oversight and investigation. [Read more]