Office Renovation Expenses (Department of Justice - FOIA/PA Mail Referral Unit)

allen n filed this request with the Department of Justice - FOIA/PA Mail Referral Unit of the United States of America.
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Multi Request Office Renovation Expenses
Due June 15, 2018
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: allen n

To Whom It May Concern:

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

- All communications of any type whatsoever regarding office renovations, furnishings, or office decoration of all agency political appointees requiring Senate confirmation.
- All documents regarding office renovations and office decorations (including itemized expenses or expense reports) of all agency political appointees requiring Senate confirmation.

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.


allen nesbitt

From: Department of Justice - FOIA/PA Mail Referral Unit

Please see the attached response to your FOIA request. Please note, your request has been assigned tracking number EMRUFOIA01518-4.

From: Department of Justice - FOIA/PA Mail Referral Unit

This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (
* Tracking Number: DOJ-2018-003480
* Requester Name: Allen Nesbitt
* Date Submitted: 03/23/2018
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: foia request

From: Department of Justice - FOIA/PA Mail Referral Unit

Attached is this Office's response to the above-referenced request.

From: Department of Justice - FOIA/PA Mail Referral Unit

June21,2018 Mr.AllenNesbitt MuckRockNews
Somerville,MA02144-2516 Re: Allcommunicationsofanytypewhatsoeverregardingofficerenovations,furnishings,or
expensesorexpensereports)ofallagencypoliticalappointeesrequiringSenateconfirmation. Assigned JMDFOIATRACKINGNUMBER:112400 Dear Mr.Nesbitt: ThisistoacknowledgereceiptofyourFreedomofInformationActrequestdated04/18/2018andreceivedinthisofficeon04/18/2018inwhichyourequestedrecordsconcerningthesubjectidentifiedabove. Yourrequestwassent toJMDbytheOfficeofInformationPolicy asamisdirectedrequest . The identifyingtrackingnumberwasOIPDOJ-2018-003480. Foryourinformation,theJusticeManagementDivisionassignsincomingrequeststooneofthreetracks: simple,complex,orexpedited. Eachrequestisthenhandledonafirst-in,first-outbasisinrelationtootherrequestsinthesametrack. Simplerequestsusuallyreceivearesponseinapproximatelyonemonthwhereascomplexrequestsnecessarilytakelonger. Atthistime,yourrequesthasbeenassignedtothe Complex track. Pleasenotethatasageneralmatter,recordsintheDepartmentaredecentralizedandourresponsewillonlycoverinformationoriginatingwithorrelatingtoJMD.IfyouareseekinginformationoriginatingwithorrelatingtoothercomponentsoftheDepartment,pleasemakeaFOIArequestdirectlytothosecomponents. IfyouhaveaquestionaboutthestatusofyourFOIArequest,youmaycontactthisofficeby emailing orbycalling202-514-3101duringregularbusinesshours(MondaythroughFriday,9a.m.to5p.m.,EasternTime,excludingfederalholidays). PleaserefertoyourassignedJMDFOIATRACKINGNUMBERlistedabovewheneveryoucontact theDepartmentregardingthisrequest. Sincerely, KarenE.McFadden FOIAContact JusticeManagementDivision