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FOIA News: Emails reflect FTC's concern with FOIA bill

FOIA News (2015-16)Kevin SchmidtComment

Last year, Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) held up a FOIA reform bill that had broad bipartisan report, reportedly due in part to objections lodged by the Federal Trade Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Today, Shawn Musgrave at MuckRock posted FOIA-obtained emails between the FTC and Congressional staff that sheds light on the agency's concerns. 

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