By Kelly Cohen | 12/06/13 02:53 PM
A nonprofit government accountability group, Cause of Action filed an appeal in October of a decision by the National Archives and Records Administration to withhold its records about the commission. The records are now held at the National Archives.
By Sean Higgins | 12/03/13 06:15 PM
Nonprofit watchdog group Judicial Watch has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services to obtain the precise enrollment numbers for the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. Judicial Watch is demanding that HHS execute a Freedom of Information Act request it filed in...
By Michal Conger | 11/21/13 05:47 PM
A nonprofit watchdog organization won its Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the General Services Administration on Thursday and has released 13 years of federal contract data on its website. The Sunlight Foundation filed the suit on Monday seeking the release of federal contract...
By Michal Conger | 11/20/13 08:04 AM
A nonprofit watchdog has filed a Freedom of Information Act suit to force General Services Administration officials to release federal contract documents that are supposed to be publicly available.
By Michal Conger | 11/19/13 04:48 PM
New layers of review for "sensitivity" will slow down responses to Freedom of Information Act requests at the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to an internal assessment from the department. According to the memo, first obtained by KUOW reporter John Ryan, all requests will now be...
By Michal Conger | 11/14/13 06:23 PM
Environmental Protection Agency officials are using reproduction fees to delay or avoid releasing documents under the Freedom of Information Act, two conservative think tanks said in a complaint filed with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. The Free Market Environmental Law...
By Michal Conger | 11/12/13 05:34 PM
Micah Morrison, who led the Wall Street Journal editorial page's probes of wrongdoing in the Clinton administration, has joined Judicial Watch, the nonprofit watchdog said Tuesday.
By Kelly Cohen | 11/08/13 05:32 PM
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman Darrell Issa subpoenaed Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy on Friday to produce documents he requested more than six months ago. Issa, a California Republican, and Sen. David Vitter, R-La., the ranking Republican...
11/07/13 12:26 PM
(www.latimes.com) Los Angeles' new controller moved Wednesday to open city finances to quick and easy public scrutiny online, unveiling a website with extensive detail on how City Hall collects and spends billions of dollars.
By Paul Bedard | 10/31/13 04:09 PM
The Internal Revenue Service shared highly confidential tax information of several Tea Party groups in the IRS scandal with the Federal Election Commission, a clear violation of federal law, according to newly obtained emails. The public watchdog group Judicial Watch told Secrets Thursday that...
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