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FOIA News: FY 2016 FOIA Data Available

FOIA News (2017)Ryan MulveyComment

Fiscal Year 2016 FOIA Data Available Now at FOIA.gov

Dep't of Justice, Office of Info. Pol'y, Mar. 16, 2017

OIP is pleased to announce that all 115 agencies subject to the FOIA have finalized their Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Annual FOIA Reports and that the Justice Department has uploaded all of the data from these reports onto FOIA.gov.

Each year, federal departments and agencies are required by law to submit a report to the Attorney General detailing various statistics regarding their agency’s FOIA activities, such as the numbers of requests processed and received, and the time taken to process them. The data from all of these Annual FOIA Reports is then uploaded onto FOIA.gov, the Justice Department’s government-wide FOIA resource, so that the public can easily view it and compare FOIA data by agency and over time.

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