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FOIA News: Update on OGIS's Dispute Resolution Program

FOIA News (2017)Ryan MulveyComment

An Update on Our Dispute Resolution Program

Nat'l Archives & Records Admin., The FOIA Ombudsman, June 7, 2017

We’ve written before about the profound impact the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 has had on our workload, and that impact has only continued to grow.  Demand for our services has roughly quadrupled since the passage of the bill, while at the same time there are two open positions on the mediation team that we have been unable to fill. So how is our small staff approaching this big task, and what can our customers do to receive a response more quickly?

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