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Project on Government Oversight




Organizations Signing the Veto of U.S. "Official Secrets Act"

January 25, 2001 


James K. Wyerman, Executive Director
20/20 Vision


Bobby Harnage, President
American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE)


Lynne Bradley, Director of Government Relations
American Library Association


James M. Newcomb
Better Government Association, Chicago, Illinois


Terry Francke, General Counsel
California First Amendment Coalition, Sacramento, California


Nancy Chang, Senior Litigation Attorney
Center for Constitutional Rights


Scott Harshbarger, President
Common Cause


David L. Sobel, General Counsel
Electronic Privacy Information Center


Steve Aftergood, Project Director
Federation of American Scientists


Kathleen Edwards, Manager
Freedom of Information Center, University of Missouri


Conrad Martin, Executive Director
Fund for Constitutional Government


Tom Devine, Legal Director
Government Accountability Project


James C. Turner, Executive Director
HALT: An Organization of Americans for Legal Reform


Scott Armstrong, Executive Director
Information Trust


Don Soeken, Ph.D., Director
Integrity International, Laurel, MD


Ray F. Herndon, Regional Computer Proj Ed
Los Angeles Times, Costa Mesa, California


Jim Jorgensen, Deputy Executive Director
National Association of Treasury Agents


Stephen M. Kohn, Chairman
National Whistleblower Center


Michael Mariotte, Executive Director
Nuclear Information and Resource Service


Gwen Lachelt, Executive Director
Oil & Gas Accountability Project, Durango, Colorado


Patrice McDermott, Sr. Information Policy Analyst
OMB Watch


Danielle Brian, Executive Director
Project On Government Oversight


Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director
Public Citizen Critical Mass Energy and Environment Program


Dan Meyer, General Counsel
Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility


Geogg Davidian, Editor and Publisher
The Putnam Pit, Cookeville, Tennessee


James Moorman, President
Taxpayers Against Fraud


Jude Filler, Executive Director
Texas Alliance for Human Needs, Austin, TX


Bill Hedden, Utah Conservation Director
Grand Canyon Trust


Ralph DeGennaro, President
Taxpayers for Common Sense 

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