FOIA Advisor

FOIA News: OIP to help agencies help themselves

Allan BlutsteinComment

Agency FOIA offices to get self-help tool from DOJ

By Meredith Somers, Federal News Radio, Mar. 13, 2017 

The Justice Department’s Office of Information Policy is offering agencies a Freedom of Information Act toolkit, a resource for self-assessments that officials hope will improve government transparency after a record year of information requests.

OIP Director Melanie Pustay said the toolkit will be available later in 2017, and is part of DOJ’s overarching Open Government Plan to “move the ball forward” and help Justice components with their transparency and FOIA mission.

Read more here.