Open Government

Government openness and transparency promote an informed public and an accountable government by ensuring greater access to government information.

Classification Policy

Recognizing the need to balance security and transparency, AALL supports policies that limit classification and encourage declassification of government information.

Freedom of Information Act

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is an essential federal open government law that allows for the full or partial disclosure of previously unreleased information and documents controlled by the federal government.

Formal Statements

Net Neutrality

Network neutrality keeps the internet open, promoting innovation, competition, and intellectual freedom.

Formal Statements

Other Issues

AALL supports increased access to government records and government data.

Formal Statements