Responses to Congressional Committees (Railroad Retirement Board)

Michael Morisy filed this request with the Railroad Retirement Board of the United States of America.


From: Michael Morisy

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A copy of all responses sent to Congressional committees between Jan.1, 2008 and the date that this request is processed. These communications are stored together and should be easily accessible.

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, 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.


Michael Morisy


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on May 6, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Wooden, Eric

Dear Mr. Morisy,

This is in response to your facsimile follow-up of today's date inquiring as to the status of your May 6, 2013 request pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) for "copies of all responses sent to Congressional committees between Jan. 1, 2008 and the [present]."

Please find attached the RRB's response, released on June 4, 2013, from the RRB's Chief FOIA Officer/General Counsel, Mr. Karl T. Blank.

I trust that this responsive to your inquiry.