The Justice Department’s prediction that fiscal 2018 would be a record year for Freedom of Information Act requests came true.
The House Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee included a pay raise for civilian employees in its 2020 spending bill.
As public interest in government documents rises, DOJ's Office of Information Policy is looking at artificial intelligence to help reduce additional burdens on FOIA staffs governmentwide.
In today's Federal Newscast, two senators want to reverse steps Congress took last year to begin a comprehensive review of medical facilities at the Veterans Affairs Department.
The Justice Department’s Office of Information Policy believes fiscal 2018 will mark yet another record year for the volume of new Freedom of Information Act requests filed by the public.
Weak controls at the U.S. Postal Service allowed confidential employee records to fly out the door on Freedom of Information Act requests, according to the USPS Office of Inspector General.
In today's Federal Newscast, incoming House leadership unveiled its new rules package without the rule which lets Congress reduce the number of employees an agency can have.
Pricing information in contract bids remains secret, not that contractors don't sometimes try. Recent Freedom of Information Act decisions have upheld that principle on recompetes.
Agencies receive more Freedom of Information Act requests now than ever before. But their workforces haven't kept up with the growing demand.
While agencies made a dent in the overall backlog of Freedom of Information Act requests last year, new data from the Justice Department shows a significant number of agencies saw their own backlogs increase.
Despite receiving an unprecedented volume of Freedom of Information Act requests last year, agencies processed more requests than they received, and made a dent in the overall FOIA backlog.
The Environmental Protection Agency is on track to receive more Freedom of Information Act requests this fiscal year than in the first year of the Trump administration, according to government data.
A district court judge has ruled GSA wrongfully withheld documents for a Freedom of Information Act request looking for Trump transition team documents about the Trump Hotel.
For the fourth year in a row DoD wants more exemptions from the Freedom of Information Act.