Proposal to Improve FOIA Stuck in Bureaucracy

March 2012
Information Management Journal;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p11
The article reports that recommendations to improve how U.S. agencies handle Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests are awaiting approval at the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. Miriam Nisbet, director of the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS), said she had submitted the guidelines in February 2011. OGIS is responsible for resolving disputes between FOIA requesters and the agencies processing those requests.


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