Category: <span>FOIA</span>

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MuckRock on Transparency and the Transition Away from Trump

MuckRock on Transparency and the Transition Away from Trump

MuckRock is a collaborative news site that gives you the tools to hold the government accountable. From our friends at MuckRock. MuckRock wants to help you prepare for the coming administration and the deep reflection we’ll need to give to the current one. Let us know what questions you have. Check out our FOIA 101: Tips and...

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Privacy Group Says DOJ Agrees to ‘Expedite’ Release of Mueller Report

Privacy Group Says DOJ Agrees to ‘Expedite’ Release of Mueller Report

While social media chatter about the Trump-Russia investigation continues with the usual ratio heat to light, the report (300 pages, 400 pages, 687 pages?) remains secret, thanks to Attorney General Bill Barr. Congress wants a copy. So does the Washington-based Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), which has sued for the release of the report. On...

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Sunshine Week: Freedom of Information and Its Enemies

Sunshine Week: Freedom of Information and Its Enemies

It’s Sunshine Week in Washington, a week to celebrate the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and other open government laws that enable the public to see what their government is doing. The FOIA, passed in 1966, is a powerful tool for the public interest.  Even our most secret agency, the CIA, has provided online access to...

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