The Justice Department is telling agencies struggling to complete Freedom of Information Act requests during the coronavirus pandemic to finish what’s possible remotely, and keep the public in the loop about delays.
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.
In today’s Federal Newscast, given the acute and ongoing shortage of cybersecurity talent, government officials are starting to think about hiring on skill, rather than specific degree.
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.
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.
Faced with an unprecedented volume of Freedom of Information Act requests, top agency FOIA officials say automation could help ease the burden of their strained workforces.
The Justice Department’s Office of Information Policy launched the first iteration of its National FOIA Portal on Thursday through a redesign of its existing FOIA.gov website.
The Justice Department’s Office of Information Policy is constantly fighting an uphill battle to improve federal agencies’ responses to FOIA requests.
Several revisions to the Freedom of Information Act were passed in June 2016 that may have been shadowed by the election season. Melanie Pustay, director of the information policy office at the Justice Department, told Federal Drive with Tom Temin what those changes mean for FOIA officers and anyone working with federal records.