Open government groups call on the Senate to pass FOIA reforms during Sunshine Week –

03/14/16 – Press Release

Today, more than 40 organizations and individuals committed to government openness and accountability sent a letter thanking Senators Grassley, Leahy and Cornyn for their authorship of the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 (S.337), and urging the earliest possible passage of the bill. [Read More]

MuckRock’s FOIA redaction hall of shame – Muckrock

A Sunshine Week look at the most egregious, embarassing, and downright █████ uses of the black box

03-14-16 – By JPat Brown

If you only have a hammer, then every problem looks like a nail – and as we’ve learned over the years from many an overenthusiastic FOIA officer, if you only have a sharpie, then every document looks classified. As part of our Sunshine Week coverage, we put together a list of the most ridiculous redactions we’ve (un)seen. [Read More]


FOIA is FUN: Somewhat Recent Reminders from the Freedom Of Information Commission – JD Supra Business Advisor