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FOIA News: MuckRock on how to work towards a better FOIA in 2017

FOIA News (2017)Kevin SchmidtComment

How we can all work towards a better FOIA in 2017

Our 2017 FOIA Resolutions for requesters, for agencies, and for all of us in the public records process

By Beryl Lipton, MuckRock, Jan. 4, 2017

But for the FOIA world and its warriors still awaiting the arrival of Estimated Completion Dates nationwide, the January 1 holiday is but another pause in the regularly-scheduled plod of processing.

While many are expecting the unexpected from the new year, the new presidency, and the new sense of an old America, MuckRock has some suggested resolutions for those on either side of the wait.

For Requesters

Be more clear, consistent, and kind

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