Tag Archives: FOIA

New effort afoot to pass FOIA bill

AP – “Lawmakers are scrambling to align House and Senate versions of a bill to tighten freedom of information laws in time to pass it this year.”

Let’s hope that Congress gets it done. It looks like a pro-library bill.

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FOIA? – More like FoiNope

The Coalition of Journalists for Open Government – “Over the past nine years that agencies have been reporting performance data, the number of FOIA requests processed has fallen 20%, the number of FOIA personnel is down 10%, the backlog has tripled, and the cost of handling a request is up 79%.” (via)

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