Opinion: Supreme Court ruling could make FOIA more opaque

Later this month – April 22 to be exact – the newly minted conservative U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media.

Opinion: Supreme Court needs to rule in favor of SNAP data transparency

The Food Marketing Institute is trying to conceal how taxpayer dollars are being spent by recipients of the Supplemental Food Assistance Program. To date it’s been an almost eight-year court battle between South Dakota’s Argus Leader newspaper and USDA and FMI.