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FOIA News: Chief FOIA Officers Reports

FOIA News (2017)Ryan MulveyComment

Agencies Began Posting Their 2017 Chief FOIA Officer Reports During Sunshine Week

Dep't of Justice, Office of Info. Pol'y, Mar. 21, 2017

Over the course of Sunshine Week last week, agencies across the government began posting their 2017 Chief FOIA Officer Reports. For anyone unfamiliar with these reports, they’re annual narratives on agencies’ efforts to improve the administration of the FOIA at their agencies in five key areas: applying the presumption of openness; ensuring that there are effective systems in place for responding to requests; increasing proactive disclosures; increasing the utilization of technology; and improving timeliness and reducing backlogs.

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