It’s time once again: Share your transparency horror story with a nomination to The Foilies 2023
We are now accepting submissions for The Foilies 2023, the annual project to give tongue-in-cheek awards to the officials and institutions that behave badly (or ridiculously) when served with a request for public records.
Have an open records horror story? Shine a light by nominating an agency for The Foilies 2022
We are now accepting submissions for The Foilies 2022, the annual project to give tongue-in-cheek awards to the officials and institutions that behave badly (or ridiculously) when served with a request for public records.
This week’s FOIA Roundup: Washington Supreme Court weighs in on birthdays, U.S. Senators file a FOIA, and annual FOIA Awards
Read a great FOIA-based news story we should highlight? Let us know.
An increase in public records lawsuits, improving FOIA administration, and more
In this week’s news, an increase in FOIA lawsuits last year, some cases to watch, the public records process in the Middle East, another award to nominate someone (or yourself) for, and proposals to improve FOIA administration.
A new FOIA hotline, transparency awards, and other tips on digging into public records
Another day, another public records request (or two) revealing important information. Here’s ideas we’ve gathered from great reporting this week, plus resources to help you fight for transparency.