FOIA

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

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 months ago

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

Transparency groups push OMB, DOJ to finalize ‘Release to One, Release to All’ FOIA policy

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 7 months ago

The Cause of Action Institute and the Sunlight Foundation sent a letter and a request for rulemaking to Mick Mulvaney on Tuesday.

18F begins work on centralized FOIA website

by Billy Mitchell • 9 months ago

18F is building a website that allows users to file a FOIA request for any agency in one place.

Government is one step closer to a one-stop shop for FOIA requesters

by Samantha Ehlinger • 1 year ago

Digital services group 18F will help develop the government's centralized portal for Freedom of Information Act requests, according to the Department of Justice's Office of Information Policy, which will collaborate on the project.

Trump White House to reverse proactive visitor-log posting policy

by Samantha Ehlinger • 1 year ago

The Trump administration said it will break with an Obama administration policy that proactively released most White House visitor logs online — a practice the former administration had held up as evidence of its commitment to transparency and opening government data.

Transparency shouldn’t change when presidency changes, Republican lawmaker says

by Samantha Ehlinger • 1 year ago

The transfer of party and president presents an opportunity for activists to hold the Republicans accountable for the government transparency standards they advocated for during the Obama administration, said Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif. on Wednesday.