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Senate passes SB 3308 on final reading. Next hurdle: Bicam

The Right to Know. Right Now! Campaign, a network of over 100 organizations and coalitions comprising public-interest groups, environmental protection advocates, independent media groups, print and broadcast journalists, farmers organizations and support groups, women’s organizations, private and public sector labor unions, migrant workers, businessmen, academic institutions, and student and youth organizations, trooped to the Senate […]

Comparing the Senate and House Bills on Access to Information

In May 2008, the House of Representatives approved,on final reading, a Freedom of Information Bill, House Bill 3732. After more than a year, the Senate passed, on final reading, its own version, Senate Bill 3308. The two bills will be consolidated by a bicameral conference committee that will likely meet in Janury 2010. {mosimage} Copies of the bills can be downloaded by clicking […]