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Browse open petitions to find a petition related to your issue, and add your signature.


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If your issue is not currently represented by an active petition, start a new petition.


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If a petition meets the signature threshold, it will be reviewed by the Administration and we will issue a response.


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“My administration is committed to creating an unprecedented level of openness in government. We will work together to ensure the public trust and establish a system of transparency, public participation and collaboration. Openness will strengthen our democracy and promote efficiency and efffectiveness in government.”
— President Barack Obama

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