Taking point on FOIA
By Chase Gunter, FCW, Oct. 15, 2018
The number of Freedom of Information Act requests is at an all-time high. While the figures for this year are yet to be released, Melanie Pustay, director of the Department of Justice's Office of Information Policy, predicted the year's total for fiscal year 2018 is "going to be near a million."
"Just as more information's available, people want more," she said. "I think it's just an information-hungry age, and people are using FOIA, which I think is a great thing because it's designed to be used. It just makes challenges for the agencies to satisfy demand."
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