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2011-02-11 00:00:47

WebQA announced today that its GovQA division has acquired an interest in Geneva, IL based FOIA Systems, the country's leading provider of open records tracking systems for local governments and public schools. Woodridge, IL (PRWEB) February 10, 2011 WebQA announced today that its GovQA division has acquired an interest in Geneva, IL based FOIA Systems, the country's leading provider of open records tracking systems for local governments and public schools.The nation's Freedom of...

2011-02-02 17:01:00

PLYMOUTH, Minn., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Once Innovations (ONCE) has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the U.S. Department of Energy for all records and communications relevant to the "Advanced Lighting Technology for Poultry Houses" project grant received by the Arkansas Resource Conservation and Development Councils. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101011/CG79876LOGO) "This action follows a similar request we made last week under the Arkansas...

2011-01-26 11:43:00

Pelosi Logged 43 Flights Covering 90,155 Miles from January to October 2010 Received "Chocolate-Covered Strawberries" for Birthday Surprise WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has obtained new documents from the United States Air Force detailing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's use of United States Air Force aircraft in 2010. According to the documents,...

2011-01-14 08:29:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 13th annual National Freedom of Information Day Conference will be held Wednesday, March 16, at the Knight Conference Center at the Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. Hosted each year by the First Amendment Center, the conference brings together open records advocates, government officials, judges, lawyers, librarians, journalists, educators and others to discuss timely issues related to transparency in government and public access...

2010-11-29 15:20:00

LIBERTY GUARD FILES FOIA REQUEST TO TSA REGARDING POLITICAL MANIPULATION ATLANTA, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- News and personal reports from around the country indicate that the Transportation Security Administration deactivated many of their controversial body imaging scanners on Wednesday, November 24th - one of the busiest travel dates of the year. In so doing, the TSA defused "Opt Out" activities planned by civil libertarian and conservative activists, resulting in...

2010-10-14 10:34:00

Records Indicate Pelosi Used Air Force Aircraft for 85 Trips Covering 206,264 Miles from March 2009 through June 2010 Pelosi's Family Members Included on at least Two Flights WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has obtained new documents from the United States Air Force detailing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's repeated use of United States Air Force...

2010-10-07 14:10:00

"The American people ought to know if the Obama Justice Department is being run by radical leftist organizations such as the ACLU" WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, today announced that it has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ) for information regarding the DOJ's decision to file a lawsuit against Arizona over the...

2010-07-02 09:27:00

Documents Uncovered by Judicial Watch WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has uncovered emails from the Department of Defense (DOD) that indicate the Pentagon worked hand-in-hand with congressional offices prior to releasing documents regarding congressional military travel under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). These "heads up" emails involved...

2010-06-04 17:42:00

WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has received hundreds of pages of declassified "Top Secret" Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) memoranda detailing Congressional notifications and briefings concerning enhanced interrogation techniques and detention operations. The records were produced to Judicial Watch pursuant to a court order, as a result of its Freedom of...

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2010-01-28 12:30:00

The Information Commissioner's Office found that a university unit involved in a controversy over stolen e-mails on climate research breached rules by withholding data, BBC News reported. Messages hacked in November showed that requests under the Freedom of Information Act were "not dealt with as they should have been," officials said. However, experts say too much time has passed for action against the University of East Anglia, but the UEA says part of a probe into the case will consider...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.