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The State of FOIA 2018
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The State of FOIA 2018

Every year, we celebrate Sunshine Week to honor the work of the journalists and private citizens who are utilizing the Freedom of Information Act to ... Read More
Sunshine Week 2018 Brings Progress — and Disappointment
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Sunshine Week 2018 Brings Progress — and Disappointment

Transparency in government is essential to upholding American democracy. When citizens have access to behind-the-scenes information about local and federal administrations, politicians are held accountable ... Read More
2017's Best of FOIA (So Far)
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2017’s Best of FOIA (So Far)

Every September, the agencies that handle Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests rush to close as many open requests as possible before the end of ... Read More
"FOIA Terrorist" Jason Leopold Shines a Light in the Dark
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“FOIA Terrorist” Jason Leopold Shines a Light in the Dark

In 2017, news comes from the Commander in Chief via Twitter posts, and government press briefings have become more combative. The government doesn’t operate in ... Read More
FOIA for Everyone: How You Can Use FOIA on Every Beat
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FOIA for Everyone: How You Can Use FOIA on Every Beat

More and more journalists are relying on the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to enhance their reporting and gather valuable information for the public. But ... Read More
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