Category: FOIA and Declassification


UConn fundraising arm challenges FOIA initiative

A fundraising arm of the state school in Connecticut should be pegged as a public agency per the standards and regulations of the Freedom of Information Act, advocates of the cause told state leaders late last month Continue reading

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Resident’s unanswered FOIA requests prompt civil lawsuit

A resident of a medical facility in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan who is displeased with how the center handled a Freedom of Information Act solicitation has followed up by filing a civil lawsuit against the medical center, according to a published report. Continue reading

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Florida reporter names court clerk in lawsuit about FOIA request

A reporter in Florida is suing a public official whom she claims levied retaliatory fees against her after she filed a Freedom of Information Act request, according to published reports. Continue reading

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Virginia to re-assess FOIA exemptions

Political leaders in Virginia are re-assessing the exemptions that officials may use when declining to release documents requested under the Freedom of Information Act, according to a published report. Continue reading

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Two ex officials in Virginia county file suit of declined FOIA request

The administrator of a Virginia county was named as the defendant in a lawsuit regarding the Freedom of Information Act late last month, according to a published report. Continue reading

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