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FOIA News: Cause of Action Institute Petitions OMB to Update FOIA Fee Guide

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Cause of Action Institute Petitions OMB to Update FOIA Fee Guide

June 2, 2016

Today, Cause of Action Institute filed a petition for rulemaking with the White House Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”), urging it to update its obsolete guidance document that federal agencies rely on when making FOIA fee determinations.  The petition seeks to implement Cause of Action Institute’s landmark legal win in Cause of Action v. Federal Trade Commissionwhere the D.C. Circuit ruled OMB’s guidance conflicts with the FOIA statute.

Read more here.

Read the petition here.