US Agency Pushing For Open Government... Almost Last In Rankings Of Open Gov't Agencies
from the practice-what-you-preach dept
The study also criticized OMB for talking a lot more about openness than doing anything about openness:
"OMB's plans to improve these issue areas remain overly vague, with almost no listed milestones or schedule for specific actions," the study found. "OMB's plan also does fails to include any information about how the plan was developed, what outreach was done to gather input and ideas, and how it will inform the public about its progress."This reminds me, actually, that just last week, there was a one-day session on open government policies by the White House... and some found it rather ironic that part of the session was off-the-record. Hint to the US gov't: this openness thing? You're doing it wrong.