Category Archives: FOIA Advisory Committee

National Archives’ Open Government Plan 4.0 Open for Comment

As the Archivist of the United States announced earlier this week, you can now review and comment on  the National Archives and Records Administration’s Open Government Plan 4.0 on Github. The plan covers steps the National Archives intends to take … Continue reading

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FOIA Advisory Committee Term to Kick Off on July 21

We are very happy to announce that the list of members for the 2016-2018 term or the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee is now available on our website. In even more exciting news, the Committee will be convening … Continue reading

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Gearing Up for the 2016-2018 Term of the Federal FOIA Advisory Committee

If you’re a frequent visitor to our website (and we hope you are), you might have noticed we’ve added a section for news and materials related to the 2016-2018 term of the FOIA Advisory Committee. The National Archives and Records … Continue reading

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RSVP for the April 19th FOIA Advisory Committee Meeting

If you are in the DC area (or will be next week), be sure to reserve your seat for the April 19th meeting for the FOIA Advisory Committee! The meeting will be held at the National Archives and Records Administration, … Continue reading

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Help Improve the FOIA Process: An Update on the FOIA Advisory Committee

Do you love the public’s right to know? Do you want to work with people inside and outside of government to improve the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)? If you answered yes to both these questions, you might be just … Continue reading

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An Update – and Request for Input – from the FOIA Advisory Committee

On January 19, 2016, the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee held its seventh quarterly meeting at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. We heard from the  three subcommittees: Oversight and Accountability, FOIA Fees, and Proactive Disclosure.  If … Continue reading

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FOIA Advisory Committee Meeting Round-up

On Tuesday, October 20, the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee held its sixth meeting in the Archivist’s Reception Room. The purpose of the meeting was for the Committee’s three subcommittees – Oversight and Accountability, FOIA Fees, and Proactive … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Out: RSVP Now for the FOIA Advisory Committee Meeting

If you’re in the DC area, we hope you can join us for the next meeting of the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee, taking place on Tuesday, October 20th from 10 am to 1 pm.  The meeting … Continue reading

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FOIA Gets an Online Makeover for its 49th Birthday!

Just days after FOIA celebrated its 49th birthday on July 4, the Department of Justice’s Office of Information Policy (OIP) announced a pilot project aimed at improving government transparency by making almost all records released under the Freedom of Information Act … Continue reading

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FOIA Advisory Committee to Meet on 7/21 in Washington, DC

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee will hold on open meeting at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Building, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW in the Archivist’s Reception Room (Room 105) from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (EDT) … Continue reading

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