02/17/2017
The Federal Bureau of Investigation no longer will allow individuals seeking public records under...
08/31/2016
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press is publishing the results of its survey of...
07/25/2016
The Chief FOIA Officers Council, charged with addressing the most important difficulties in...
07/15/2016
Federal authorities can withhold mug shots from release due to privacy concerns, the United States...
07/13/2016
A week after the Freedom of Information Act’s 50th anniversary, the Senate Judiciary...
07/07/2016
Following almost two weeks of pressure from free speech groups and press coverage, a Georgia...
07/06/2016
Agency records can be subject to the Freedom of Information Act even if they are kept in an...
06/30/2016
President Barack Obama today signed a bill that significantly reforms and improves access to public...
06/29/2016
The past month has seen a flurry of legislative activity by states seeking to regulate access to...
06/15/2016
Earlier this month a New York appellate court affirmed the New York City Police Department's...
04/28/2016
The FBI failed to follow its own rules when agents impersonated an Associated Press reporter in...
10/29/2015
Open-government advocates warned District of Columbia officials last week that exemption of all...
10/07/2015
A recent ruling by the Virginia Supreme Court in a death penalty records case could jeopardize many...
09/30/2015
Although D.C. police officials said one of the aims of its police body camera program was to...
09/22/2015
Kevin Johnson, the mayor of Sacramento, and the Sacramento City Attorney are now resisting efforts...