Betty Ford (USSS)

Jason Smathers filed this request with the United States Secret Service of the United States of America.
Tracking # 20131492
Status
Completed

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From: Jason Smathers

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

All records on, about, mentioning or concerning Elizabeth Ann Bloomer Warren Ford, aka Betty Ford, whom was born April 8, 1918 and died July 8, 2011.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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.

Sincerely,

Jason Smathers

From: United States Secret Service

From: "FOIA" <Foia@usss.dhs.gov>

Dear Requester,

Reference is made to your recent FOIA/PA request (File Number 20110536).
We have determined that there are potentially extensive responsive
records regarding your request. If possible, please clarify the specific
type of records you are seeking relative to the information requested
below.

Sincerely,

FOIA/PA Staff

From: United States Secret Service

From: Jason Smathers

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

All records on, about, mentioning or concerning Elizabeth Ann Bloomer Warren Ford, aka Betty Ford, whom was born April 8, 1918 and died July 8, 2011.
I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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.

In case the USSS considers this request too broad, I appeal. Please have the appeals authority determine if this request is specific enough, as I believe it is, yet a similar request was closed by the USSS in the past.

Sincerely,

Jason Smathers

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 11, 2011. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA

Dear Requester:

Attached please find a letter acknowledging your recent FOIA/PA request submitted to the United States Secret Service.

Sincerely,

United States Secret Service
FOIA/PA Program

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 11, 2011. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #20131492.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA

Dear Requester,

Please be advised, at this time, we are processing your request for information. Upon completion of the processing, all documents that can be released will be made available to you.

Sincerely,

United States Secret Service
FOIA/PA Program

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 11, 2011. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #20131492.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA

Dear Requester,

Our office is currently processing the requested information. Unfortunately, at this time, we do not have an estimated date of completion.

Sincerely,

United States Secret Service
FOIA/PA Program

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 11, 2011. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #20131492.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 11, 2011. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #20131492.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA

Dear Requester,

This office is currently processing your request for information. If you would like to discuss this matter further, please contact this office at (202) 406-5838.

Sincerely,

United States Secret Service
FOIA/PA Program

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 11, 2011. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #20131492.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA

Please be advised, our office is processing your request for information. As we continuously work to reduce our backlog we have encountered a delay in completing the processing of your request. We appreciate your continued patience and apologize for any inconvenience caused by our delayed response. If you have any further questions you may contact this office at (202) 406-5838.

Sincerely,

United States Secret Service
FOIA/PA Program

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 11, 2011. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #20131492.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 11, 2011. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #20131492.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 11, 2011. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #20131492.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA

Please be advised, we are currently processing your request for information.

Sincerely,

United States Secret Service
FOIA/PA Program

From: United States Secret Service

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

From: United States Secret Service

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

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