The Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties strives to maintain transparency in its civil rights investigations processes.
At the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), we constantly strive to communicate with the American public as transparently as possible. In fact, we share this goal with the whole Federal Government. Since the passage of the Plain Writing Act of 2010, we’ve made great strides to ensure we present information in a clear and reliable manner.
By: Russ Deyo
Under Secretary for Management
To date, Federal agencies have completed over 179 retrospective initiatives which are expected to yield $22 billion in savings over the next five years.
I am pleased to announce the release of a new mobile application to further simplify and enhance the process for submitting Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. The Department of Homeland Security is committed to transparency and accountability and the eFOIA app is the latest in a series of efforts that the DHS Privacy Office has taken to help modernize FOIA processes and improve the customer experience. In fact, this is the first FOIA mobile app in the entire Federal Government.
In January, President Obama signed an Executive Order requiring all federal agencies to review existing regulations. The goal is to figure out what should stay, what should change, and what should go; making our regulatory program less burdensome, more effective, and better equipped to achieve regulatory goals.
A few months ago, the DHS Private Sector Office started a project to gather all the training, publications, guidance, alerts, newsletters, programs, and services available to the private sector from across the
So it's been almost two weeks since we launched "The Blog @ Homeland Security." We've been posting some regular content, like the Morning Roundup, some highlights of the Secretary and Deputy Secretary’s travel, and of course, a lot of our statemen