Correspondence between FEC officials and Old Towne Media

Jasper Craven filed this request with the Federal Election Commission of the United States of America.
Tracking # 2017-030
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From: Jasper Craven

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any correspondence between FEC officials and members of the Virginia-based Old Towne Media political ad placement firm, registered at 4507 Penwood Drive, between January 1. 2015 and November 8, 2016

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.

Sincerely,

Jasper Craven

From: FOIA

January 13, 2017

Dear Mr. Craven:

This email acknowledges receipt of your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request dated January 12, 2017.

Please note that, depending upon the nature of your request, we may be able to respond to you more quickly if you are able to state your request more specifically or narrowly, either in terms of the scope of documents you have requested or by refining the time frame of your request. If you would like to discuss this option or if you have any questions, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center at (202) 694-1650. Please include the following tracking number in all future correspondence regarding this matter - FOIA Request 2017-030.
Thank you for contacting the Federal Election Commission.

Sincerely,

Christopher Mealy
FOIA Requester Service Center

From: FOIA

Dear Mr. Craven,

This email concerns the Freedom of Information Act request below, which you submitted to the FEC on January 12, 2017. We anticipate that a response to your request will be sent by no later than this Friday, March 9, 2017. Thank you for contacting the FEC.

Sincerely,

Kate Higginbothom
FEC FOIA Public Liaison

From: FOIA

VIA ELECTRONIC MAIL

Jasper Craven
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 31888
411A Highland Avenue
Somerville, MA 02144-2516
31888-33211761@request.muckrock.com

Re: Your Freedom of Information Act Request to the Federal Election Commission
(FOIA 2017-030)

Dear Mr. Craven:

This email is in response to the request you filed for information under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) dated and received by the Federal Election Commission's (FEC) FOIA Requester Service Center on January 12, 2017. Specifically, you requested: "Any correspondence between FEC officials and members of the Virginia-based Old Towne Media political ad placement firm registered at 4507 Penwood Drive, between January 1, 2015 and November 8, 2016."
We have searched the Agency's records and located no documents responsive to your request. Therefore, your FOIA request has been denied.

You may contact me at (202) 694-1650 for any further assistance and to discuss any aspect of your request. 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.

If you are not satisfied with the response to this request, you may administratively appeal by writing to the Chief FOIA Officer, Federal Election Commission, 999 E Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20463, or sending an e-mail to foia@fec.gov<mailto:foia@fec.gov>. Any such appeal should follow the guidelines set forth in the Commission's FOIA regulations at 11 C.F.R. § 4.8. Thank you for contacting the FEC.

Sincerely,

Kate Higginbothom
FEC FOIA Public Liaison

From: FOIA

Dear Mr. Craven,

The Federal Election Commission’s (FEC) FOIA Requester Service Center sent the Agency’s response to your FOIA request by email on March 15, 2017. That response, which denied the request because the FEC has no responsive records, appears below as part of this email chain. For your convenience, I have also attached a pdf copy of our response. If you have any questions, you can contact the FOIA Requester Service Center at (202) 694-1650. Thank you for contacting the FEC.

Sincerely,

Kate Higginbothom
FEC FOIA Public Liaison

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