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FOIA News: Pentagon seeks FOIA exemptions

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DoD asks Congress for bigger pay raise, FOIA exemptions

By Scott Maucione, Federal News Radio, June 12, 2017

The Defense Department is sending its ideas to Congress for the next legislative cycle and they include a larger than normal bump in pay for service members as well as some changes to government transparency.

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FOIA changes

The Pentagon is making another push to clamp down on the information it shares with the public.

The legislative proposals tweak what information can be shared through the Freedom of Information Act to exempt military tactics, techniques, procedures and rules of engagement.

This isn’t the first time DoD tried to get a pass on this information.

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