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FOIA News: OIP releases summary of FY2016 annual reports

FOIA News (2017)Allan BlutsteinComment

SUMMARY OF FISCAL YEAR 2016 ANNUAL FOIA REPORTS PUBLISHED

DOJ/OIP, FOIA Post, May 3, 2017

Today, the Office of Information Policy (OIP) released its government-wide summary of agencies’ Annual Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Reports. This comprehensive picture into the government’s FOIA activities during the previous fiscal year looks at key statistics in FOIA administration and identifies trends in FOIA processing by comparing data from prior years.

"The FOIA is used by hundreds of thousands of requesters every year as an important tool for accessing government information,” said Director Melanie Pustay of the Office of Information Policy. “As demand continues to increase, the Annual FOIA Report provides the public a wealth of detailed information about agencies’ handling of these requests."

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