District Dispatch: Look Back, Move Forward: Freedom of Information Day

Senator Tester at the Newseum in the Knight Studio accepting the James Madison Award, given to those who have protected public access to government information.
Yesterday was Freedom of Information Day, a holiday that the American Library Association has been celebrating for 29 years. And, on Wednesday, U.S. Senator Jon Tester of Montana, was honored with ALA’s 2017 James Madison Award for his advocacy for public access to government information.
Upon accepting the award, Senator Tester gave a short speech, which you can watch here.
“It is a true honor to receive this award. Throughout my time in the U.S. Senate, I have …read more

Source: Planet Code4Lib