OMB sets deadline for agency FOIA interoperability plans

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 7 months ago

Agencies need to make sure their own platforms play nice with the National FOIA Portal at

ACLU sues for records on facial recognition use by the Department of Justice

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 8 months ago

The organization wants to know what technologies the agency is using or has considered using.

Glitch in reveals personally identifiable information

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 year ago

A glitch in the government's central Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) portal caused "dozens, if not hundreds" of social security numbers to be revealed.

Citizenship agency rolls out digital FOIA receipt to all requesters

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 year ago

The agency expects that the new FIRST online filing system will be fully operational in September.

Immigration agency rolls out initial online FOIA processing capability

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 year ago

The Freedom of Information Act Immigration Records SysTem (FIRST) will allow users to submit requests and receive documents online, upgrading an old, often paper-based process.

At HUD, it takes too long to find electronically stored documents and data

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 years ago

A new IG's evaluation has some suggestions for how the agency should prepare for its next e-discovery contract.

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