FOIA Advisor

FOIA News: Inspector General issues report on USDA's FOIA operations

FOIA News (2015-16)Allan BlutsteinComment

In response to a congressional request, the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has issued a report that examines the USDA's FOIA operations as of October 2010.  The report addresses whether any involvement of noncareer officials in FOIA process “resulted in any undue delay of a response, or the withholding of any document or portion of any document that would otherwise have been released but for a noncareer official’s involvement in the process.”  Read the report here.