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Frequently Asked Questions Open Government

What is participation in the context of open government? How can I participate and share my open government ideas with OPM?

The Open Government Directive states: "participation allows members of the public to contribute ideas and expertise so that their Government can make policies with the benefit of information that is widely dispersed in society." Please visit our open government blog and provide comments there. We will take your ideas into account in our policymaking processes.

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