Citizenship and Immigration Services attributes a 64% drop in its Freedom of Information Act backlog to a new, end-to-end processing and tracking system it launched back in July. CIS sees the new system as a model for other organizations — or an enterprise system that agencies could tap into.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Justice Department is looking to make it easier for agencies to submit their annual Freedom of Information Act reports required by law.
Orders tell federal agencies they must treat guidance documents as not legally binding, compile them into searchable databases within 120 days.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Senate Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) says the USDA relocation is delaying implementation of the Farm Bill.
When it comes to sheer volume, there are few federal agencies that come anywhere close to the number of Freedom of Information Act requests US Citizenship and Immigration Services receives.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Virginia’s two senators want to know why Defense Secretary Mark Esper is conducting his own examination of DoD’s upcoming JEDI Cloud contract.
Chief FOIA Officers Council members recommend adding commercial, off-the-shelf FOIA and records management software to GSA’s schedules program.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office found leadership changes have stalled out some of the agency’s reorganization efforts.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Senate passes its version of the National Defense Authorization Act, which includes a 3.1% pay raise for active duty military.
The Justice Department’s prediction that fiscal 2018 would be a record year for Freedom of Information Act requests came true.