By Amy Bennett | 09/11/14 03:01 PM
Over time, federal agencies have flipped the Freedom of Information Act on its head.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/06/14 05:16 PM
A new program at the General Services Administration seeks to beÂ "the government's digital incubator" for new approaches to making departments and agencies more transparent.
By Sean Higgins | 09/06/14 11:18 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency could be ordered to save its internal employee text messages under D.C. District Court Judge Rosemary Collyer's ruling Thursday.
By Mark Flatten | 09/03/14 12:26 PM
MuckRock News has been battling HUD for more than a year over access to records pertaining to problems in public housing.
By Washington Examiner | 08/26/14 09:30 PM
Whether John Koskinen was aware or not, judicial proceedings in a Freedom of Information lawsuit against the IRS have revealed that the federal government backs up all of its computer data, including employee email.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/26/14 08:19 AM
For months on end, IRSCommissioner John Koskinen insisted that Lois Lerner's emails were destroyed when her computer's hard drive failed. Now, the country learns that Lerner's emails never were lost.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/18/14 06:40 PM
Marilyn Tavenner, the federal government's top Medicare and Medicaid official, told a subordinate to delete a sensitive email to the Obama White House.
By Washington Examiner | 08/17/14 02:37 PM
Thanks to U.S. District Judge Emmett Sullivan, Americans may soon learn why a key IRS employee's emails remain beyond the reach of Congress.
By Kelly Cohen | 08/14/14 10:16 AM
Poker chips, golf towels, yo-yos and teddy bears, for starters, according to documents newly made public.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/12/14 09:54 AM
Josh Earnest is either the most gullible individual ever to serve as White House press secretary or the least concerned with telling the American people the truth.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/08/14 08:32 AM
A scandal erupts. Congressional hearings are held. Documents are requested and withheld. Subpoenas are issued. Contempt charges threatened. A few documents dribble out. Then come the admissions that, oh by the way, emails required by multiple federal laws to be preserved have either been...
By Mark Tapscott | 08/06/14 04:04 PM
A top Consumer Financial Protection Bureau executive tried to prevent public release of bank responses to consumer complaints, according to newly released documents.
By Christopher C. Horner | 08/05/14 11:35 AM
Just like email, text messages can be preserved and produced. Federal employees are required to preserve text messages concerning official business. But it appears they often aren't. Will there be any consequences for this systematic lawbreaking?
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