Abigail Spanberger FOIA release issues (United States Postal Service)

David Bixenspan filed this request with the United States Postal Service of the United States of America.
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Multi Request Abigail Spanberger FOIA release issues


From: David Bixenspan

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

All records relating to:

FOIA requests by the Congressional Leadership Fund and/or America Rising Corporation about Abigail Spanberger, including but not limited to processing notes, internal communications, the response letter(s), and responsive documents.

All references to this string of numbers: 9114901496451615068011

All correspondence from 2018 about Abigail Spanberger in general.

All 2018 correspondence with the Congressional Leadership Fund and/or America Rising Corporation.

All 2018 references to anyone named Pamela Gabriel.

Templates used for FOIA response letters.

I ask for whatever fee waiver you grant for members of the media as this is part of my reporting process for Gizmodo Media Group. Also, as this relates to an ongoing story involving matter of public concern about potential government corruption, I ask that this request be expedited, as well.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


David Bixenspan

From: United States Postal Service

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: United States Postal Service

Good Morning Mr. Bixenspan,

This is in response to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request dated August 29, 2018 requesting Postal Service records. Your request was not received in our office until September 27, 2018 and is consider a complex request. Your request was added to our queue and will be processed based in the order in which it was received, or in other words, on a first-in, first-out basis. Our due date for your case is October 26, 2018. If we are unable to process within that date,
we will contact you.

Thank you for contacting us.


Nancy Chavannes-Battle
Nancy Chavannes-Battle
Senior, Government Information Specialist

From: United States Postal Service

Privacy and Records Management Office


December 6, 2018

David Bixenspan
Gizmodo Media Group
MuckRock News Dept MR 60109
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

RE: FOIA Case No. 2019-FPRO-00021

Dear Mr. Bixenspan:

This responds to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request dated August 29, 2018 in which you seek access to Postal Service records.

Because your request requires consultation among two or more components of the Postal Service having substantial subject matter interest in the types of records involved, we are extending the response period to two months from the date of this letter (title 39 CFR 265.7(b)(5)(iii)(B)).

You will be contacted on or immediately after that date.

If you have any questions or wish to discuss reformulation or an alternative time frame for the processing of your request, you may contact:

WASHINGTON DC 20260-1101
Phone: (202) 268-2608
Fax: (202) 268-5353
FOIA Public Liaison: Jane Eyre
Additionally, you may contact the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) at the National Archives and Records Administration to inquire about the FOIA mediation services they offer. The contact information for OGIS is as follows: Office of Government Information Services, National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Road-OGIS, College Park, Maryland 20740-6001, e-mail at ogis@nara.gov<mailto:ogis@nara.gov>; telephone at 202-741-5770; toll free at 1-877-684-6448; or facsimile at 202-741-5769.

Nancy P. Chavannes-Battle
Nancy P. Chavannes-Battle
Senior Government Information Specialist

From: United States Postal Service

Good Afternoon Mr. Bixenspan,

A response regarding this request will be sent out to you by March 15, 2019. Please accept my apologies for the delayed response.


Nancy Chavannes-Battle
Senior Government Information Specialist

From: United States Postal Service

A copy of documents responsive to the request.