How do removals of information and limitations of access pertain to the Administrative State? What is this thing (if it is, indeed, a thing), from where/whom does the concept come, and where does it lead (cui bono)? Is it the immutable, first principles, originalist reading of the Constitution its proponents would have us believe — or is it quite mutable to suit the purposes of those it benefits?
This concept and how it relates to what is being done to our government and the career civil servants who make it work will be one of the focuses of Government Information Watch.
A May 2017 Washington Post video does a great job of identifying “8 ways the Trump Administration has made information less accessible.”