Projects

Projects collect requests and articles to tell larger stories and give your audience an easy way to support your work and follow your progress.

FOIA 101: Tips and Tricks to Make You a Transparency Master

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Whether it's your first request or your first request *today,* it never hurts to go over the basics. MuckRock's compiled a lot of FOIA advice over the years, and with this project, it's all in one place.

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Transparency changes in response to COVID-19

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Government agencies at all levels are adjusting their operations. How is this affecting FOI policy? We're keeping track here.

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Law Enforcement Lawsuits

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Police misconduct is often hidden from public view and settling the lawsuits that result can be a regularly costly business for police departments. Police departments in the United States spend hundreds of thousands of dollars each year to pay the victims of these crimes. Help us shine a light on misconduct settlements in your town. Submit the name of a city and state. We’ll handle the rest.

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