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2014-08-21 23:15:57

Local DC Metro Transparency Experts Meet at FOIAXpress Users Group Conference Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Following the launch of DC Government’s new transparency initiatives, AINS is proud to host the 9th annual FOIAXpress Users Group in Washington, DC. This day-long event is held at the Renaissance Hotel on Ninth Street NW and offers FOIAXpress users and potential customers the opportunity to network with other Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) professionals, learn about...

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...

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...

2013-05-16 23:30:12

New FOIAXpress Version from AINS will include a FOIA web portal for the public to more easily submit, track and receive FOIA requests from agencies. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 AINS Inc. announced Tuesday that the upcoming version release of its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) processing software, http://www.foiaxpress.com FOIAXpress , will include a public-facing web portal at no additional charge to FOIAXpress users, in order to facilitate government transparency and modernize...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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