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FOIA Roundup: FOIA finds regulatory weaknesses, the debts owed to D.C., and more Mueller soon

FOIA Roundup: FOIA finds regulatory weaknesses, the debts owed to D.C., and more Mueller soon

In this week’s FOIA Roundup, we feature an investigation from Science on oversight of clinical trials, a questionable court decision on Twitter direct messages, and the recent decision to overturn Department of Justice exemptions throughout the Mueller report.

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EMS and law enforcement take on the living dead

EMS and law enforcement take on the living dead

Crisis training scenarios using volunteers dressed as zombies make make for incredible FOIA fodder.

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A map of sexual education legislation across the county

A map of sexual education legislation across the county

There is no national standard for sexual health education in the United States. Although the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlines 16 citical sexual education topics which it recommends, it is still up to each state to determine if, and what, is taught in schools.

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Suicides are often missing from gun violence data

Suicides are often missing from gun violence data

When it comes the debate around to gun violence, we’re bombarded by tragedies like Columbine, Sandy Hook, San Bernardino, the list goes on. But framing the issue around mass shootings misses a crucial point: guns are not only being used to kill other people. Overwhelmingly, they’re being used by people ending their own lives.

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FOIA March Madness 2017: And the winner is ...

FOIA March Madness 2017: And the winner is …

For a month, 64 federal government Freedom of Information Act agencies have been waging noble battle for the title of Most Responsive Agency 2017. It’s been four weeks of phone conversations, follow ups, and frustratingly close calls, and now we’re ready to announce the champion of this year’s match-up.

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