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Open Government Plan

On January 21, 2009, President Obama issued the first executive memorandum of his Administration, entitled “Transparency and Open Government.” This memorandum established three guiding principles for the conduct of government activities. Government should be transparent. Government should be participatory. Government should be collaborative. The Open Government Plan endures as a valuable platform in which to highlight the Department’s efforts to uphold the principles of transparency, participation, and collaboration. These principles are inherently aligned with the Department’s mission to create the conditions for economic growth and opportunity for all communities. The Plan represents our continued commitment to greater openness, transparency, accountability, and inclusivity, strengthening democracy through driving innovation and economic opportunities, as well as meaningful civic engagement and public participation.

We encourage you to share your thoughts or suggestions by submitting comments to [email protected].

Current Plan Version 7.0 - Published 2022

OMB Guidance for 2016 Plan

Bi-annual Retrospective Review Report (July 5, 2016)

Previous Plans