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FOIA News: SCOTUS sets hearing date for Exemption 4 case

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Supreme Court sets date in Argus Leader case

By John Ellis, Sioux Falls Argus Leader, Feb. 11, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court has set a date to hear a case that could determine whether taxpayer payments to businesses can be considered confidential information.

The outcome of Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media could have broad implications for what the federal government can keep secret under the Freedom of Information Act. The high court will hear the case on Monday, April 22.

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