Students pursuing research for school should not be charged search and other extra fees under the federal Freedom of Information Act, a U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit judge ruled on Friday.
Allegations of misspent campaign funds have dogged Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino since the former state representative began the position on January 1, but now he is being sued for his alleged failure to turn over records related to said funds as part of Freedom of Information Act requests.
The Department of Interior is ignoring the ombudsman Congress set up to mediate Freedom of Information Act requests, according to a recent letter sent by the Office of Government Information Services to the department's Office of the Solicitor.
Virginia's Freedom of Information Advisory Council intends to recommend changes to the state's open records and meeting law next month, reported the Daily Press.
Under pressure from a Freedom of Information Act, or FOIA, lawsuit, the Department of Transportation has opened documents, including a final report, from closed meetings of the Federal Aviation Administration's drone task force.
Congressional leaders want the Government Accountability Office to review how well federal agencies comply with the Freedom of Information Act, popularly known as FOIA.
A recent Congressional Research Service report compared and contrasted two Freedom of Information Act reform bills that are working their way through Congress.
Sending a so-called "still interested letter" to someone who requested responses under the Freedom of Information Act, or FOIA, has an uncertain effect, an analysis by the Office of Government Information Services found.
Greater transparency might have helped the residents of Flint, Mich., avoid the dire situation they're in now, according to a recent Government Technology article.
Following a Department of Defense report decrying a heavy volume of Freedom of Information Act, or FOIA, requests from a single individual, that requester has stepped forward.