Category Archives: FOIA Advisory Committee

FOIA Advisory Committee to Meet on January 26th

Mark your calendar and RSVP to join us for the next session of the FOIA Advisory Committee on January 26, 2017. The meeting is scheduled to run from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm in the National Archives’ William G. McGowan … Continue reading

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Check out the FOIA Advisory Committee’s Meetings on YouTube

It turns out that you can find something other than great cat videos on YouTube: videos of all of the past meetings of the FOIA Advisory Committee! You can find all of the videos, including footage of the latest meeting … Continue reading

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FOIA Advisory Committee Sets 2016-2018 Agenda

At its October 25, 2016 meeting, the FOIA Advisory Committee made some important decisions—identifying the issues its members will address during its two-year term. By the end of the meeting, the Committee formed three subcommittees: Search; Efficiencies and Resources; and … Continue reading

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Reserve Your Seat for the October 25 FOIA Advisory Committee Meeting

Registration is now open for the October 25, 2016, meeting of the FOIA Advisory Committee! The meeting will be from 10 am to 1 pm at the National Archives in Washington, DC. During this meeting, the Committee members will form … Continue reading

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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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