WHITE HOUSE PROMISES OPEN GOVERNMENT 2.0 | Nextgov

The White House plans to launch an updated version of its National Action Plan for Open Government as the initial version approaches its two-year anniversary, according to a Wednesday blog post.

First round commitments included professionalizing the cadre of federal employees that manages Freedom of Information Act requests, pushing for whistleblower protections in Congress and several digital transparency initiatives, among them launching numerous upgrades to the government information trove Data.gov.