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FOIA News: OGIS Announces Release of CFPB Report

FOIA News (2017)Ryan MulveyComment

OGIS Announces Release of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau FOIA Compliance Report

Nat'l Archives & Records Admin., The FOIA Ombudsman, Aug. 16, 2017

We are very pleased to announce the release of our latest FOIA compliance agency assessment – this report takes an in-depth look at the operations of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) FOIA program.

OGIS’s agency assessments are based on direct observation and review of CFPB’s FOIA case files, analysis of applicable data and documents, and interviews with agency employees and officials. Our agency assessment reports are intended to provide sufficient detail about the FOIA program’s processes to understand its operations, and provide actionable recommendations to strengthen the FOIA program. These recommendations are based on our knowledge of FOIA practices across the government.

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