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Senators Applaud Intelligence Leader’s Commitment to Declassification Reform

October 27, 2022


Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Wash., and Jerry Moran, R-Kan., are encouraged by the Biden administration’s response to the huge and growing backlog of government documents that need to be processed so that more of them can be revealed to the public.

“The failures of the current classification system make our country both more vulnerable and less transparent—it’s a lose-lose proposition,” Wyden said in a press release Wednesday. “I’m pleased that the Biden administration is committed to reforming the classification system and investing in new declassification technology. I’ll continue watching closely to ensure the White House gets it done and ultimately heeds my call to update the executive order governing classification.”

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