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Release Notes: Better portal handling, including special fixes for FOIAonline

Release Notes: Better portal handling, including special fixes for FOIAonline

Currently, our development efforts are focused mostly on overhauling user authentication across our services, making it easier to log in to any of our sites while also simplifying permissions and organization management.

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MuckRock is launching a project to explore the "Secret Scandals of the Trump Administration"

MuckRock is launching a project to explore the “Secret Scandals of the Trump Administration”

We’re excited to announce that MuckRock is relaunching our Trump-focused FOIA project, rebranding it as “The Secret Scandals of the Trump Administration.” We’ll focus on the administration’s lesser known, but no less dangerous actions, which all too often escape media scrutiny.

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Release Notes: Fixing requests with tens of thousands of files and improved Assignment export

Release Notes: Fixing requests with tens of thousands of files and improved Assignment export

Last week we mostly spent fixing a few bugs that popped up rarely but still needed quashing. Chief among them: A bug that broke request pages if they had multiple communications that each had hundreds of communications.

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Emails reveal inner-workings of Virginia’s failed conversion therapy ban

Emails reveal inner-workings of Virginia’s failed conversion therapy ban

Documents responsive to a request by Tom Nash shed light on a proposed conversion therapy ban in Virginia that failed last January. The documents include emails between experts and Doctor David Brown, Director of the Virginia Department of Health Professions, regarding a conversion therapy “workgroup” convened by Brown in October 2018, and a pair of bills, SB 245 and HB 363, seeking to ban the practice.

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'Tis the season to thank a FOIA officer

‘Tis the season to thank a FOIA officer

With over 55,000 requests filed through our site, MuckRock and its users are thankful for getting the docs and holding government accountable through them.

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