National Archives are 'backbone of transparency'

Wednesday - 5/12/2010, 6:44pm EDT

WFED's Max Cacas

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The National Archives is wrapping up its Records Administration Conference at the Reagan International Trade Center in downtown D.C. this afternoon.

One of the top federal officials involved in helping manage agency rules and regulations says those who maintain the government's paper and electronic records are the, "backbone of a transparent and open government."

Federal News Radio's Max Cacas was at the conference and has more.