January 21, 2022

New FOIA Dispute Tracking System Launched by National Archives FOIA Ombudsman

From NARA: The National Archives Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) – the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Ombudsman – launched a new online case management system on November 28. The new OGIS Access System (OAS) will manage the requests for assistance that FOIA requesters and agencies bring to OGIS. This tool will both […]

From TRAC: "New Website Tracks FOIA Withholding Challenges"

From a TRAC (Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse) Announcement: Details about every new court challenge to the withholding of information by the Obama Administration are now available on a new website developed by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse. Designed to bring more transparency to FOIA withholding decisions, the new site — http://FOIAproject.org — gives the American […]