HHS, DOT Start Open Government Plan Refresh

Molly Bernhart Walker | Fierce Government IT | January 23, 2012

Two federal agencies seek feedback to inform updates to their open government plans as the 2 year deadline for refreshing them comes due this spring. The Open Government Directive requires executive departments and agencies to update open government plans biennially, meaning refreshed plans should be unveiled no later than April 8, 2012.

In a Jan. 17 blog post, HHS Chief Technology Officer Todd Park requested feedback on how the department can improve its open government efforts. He also said the department will post a draft plan on hhs.gov/open by late March for public comments. The Transportation Department invited the public to participate in an open government dialogue, which will close in early March, to inform the next version of the plan...