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2014-07-24 12:23:36

LEESBURG, Va., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Landmark Legal Foundation today asked Federal District Judge Royce Lamberth to sanction the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for destroying or failing to preserve emails and text messages that may have helped document suspected Agency efforts to influence the 2012 presidential election. Landmark's request is the latest move in the Foundation's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit to force the Agency to release emails,...

2014-07-15 08:32:38

Govini Founder to Co-Chair Committee's Proactive Disclosure Subcommittee as Part of Open Government Initiative SAN FRANCISCO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Government transparency expert Eric Gillespie, founder and CEO of Govini, has been appointed to the newly formed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee and will chair the subcommittee on proactive disclosure. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140714/126896 Intended to propose ways to improve and modernize...

2014-07-01 23:08:01

High-Tech Expert in Private Sector Use of Public Data to Co-Chair the Proactive Disclosure Subcommittee San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Eric Gillespie, Founder and CEO of Govini and an expert in transparency in government, has been appointed to the newly formed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee. The federal government has worked to ensure global support for Open Government principles to promote transparency, fight corruption, energize civic engagement and...

2014-06-26 00:20:48

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club is joining other media groups in endorsing legislation that would strengthen the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, which journalists and the general public use to compel the release of otherwise hidden government documents. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO Senator Patrick Leahy, a Vermont Democrat, and Senator John Cornyn, a Texas Republican, introduced the FOIA Improvement Act on June...

2014-02-06 08:36:20

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Defense Logistics Agency is moving its electronic public data service from its current webpage location this summer to comply with the Department of Defense's requirements of separating public and restricted information online. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130918/MM82677LOGO) But public access users shouldn't worry as they can contact the agency's Customer Interaction Center by email or telephone 24...

2013-08-25 23:02:34

AINS presents expanded FOIA technology platform including: an integrated ediscovery module, FOIAXpress-in-the-Cloud and FOIAXpress Technical Services. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 25, 2013 Over 250 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) case workers and their managers representing more than 70 federal departments and agencies attended the 2013 FOIAXpress Users Group Conference on August 22 in downtown D.C. This annual event is hosted by AINS Inc., the creator of the leading FOIA technology...


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