White House Equities Emails (Department of Education)

Jason Smathers filed this request with the U.S. Department of Education of the United States of America.
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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 emails to or from the most senior FOIA officer in your agency where that email contains the keyword "White House Equities" or "White House Equity" (case insensitive) and the email was sent between January 20, 2009 and the date this request is processed.

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.


Jason Smathers

From: Jones, Kim

July 15, 2014
Jason Smathers
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 8547
PO Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205-5819 RE: FOIA Request No. 14-01755-F
Dear Jason Smathers:
This is in response to your letter dated 07/14/2014 requesting information pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. ยง 552. Your request was received in this office on 07/15/2014 and forwarded to the primary responsible office(s) for action.
Please refer to the FOIA tracking number to check the status of your FOIA request at the link provided below: http://www2.ed.gov/policy/gen/leg/foia/fy2014-foia-request-status-log.pdf
Any future correspondence or questions regarding your request, please contact the FOIA Public Liaison at 202-401-8365 or EDFOIAManager@ed.gov
ED FOIA Manager

From: Cook, Elise

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Please find attached above, the final determination to your fee waiver request.

Thank you.

Elise Cook
FOIA Public Liaison
ED FOIA Service Center
(202) 401-8365

From: Caliguiran, Arthur

Dear Mr. Smathers,
Please see attached for your final response.

Art C. Caliguiran, CIPP/G
FOIA Public Liaison
FOIA Service Center, OM/PIRMS
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Ave. SW, Room 2E349
Washington, DC 20202-4510
FOIA Hotline (202) 401-8365

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