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FOIA March Madness 2016

64 federal agencies. 4 rounds. 1 winner. The CIA still hasn’t acknowledged our request. Who will be named Most Responsive FOIA Office?

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FOIA March Madness 2019

Now entering year four, FOIA March Madness pits 64 federal government agencies against each other to process an identical request for standard materials, a battle for the title of Most Responsive Agency.

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It’s FOIA-nally here: the winner of FOIA March Madness 2019

It’s FOIA-nally here: the winner of FOIA March Madness 2019

In the only faceoff known to the field of FOIA, we pit 64 federal Freedom of Information Act offices against each other to win the ultimate prize in competitive records requesting, that most lofty label: Most Responsive Agency.

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FOIA March Madness 2019: The #FOInalFOUR

FOIA March Madness 2019: The #FOInalFOUR

For more than a month, we’ve been watching our 64 federal agencies battle to #releasetherecords on their FOIA office employee counts, funding numbers, and the frequency with which they impose fees upon the various categories of records requester.

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FOIA March Madness 2019: Bracket Finals

FOIA March Madness 2019: Bracket Finals

It’s a big week for FOIA March Madness: We’ve passed the 20-day deadline, and it’s time to declare our first batch of winners.

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FOIA March Madness 2019: The Semifinals

FOIA March Madness 2019: The Semifinals

This year’s cohort of FOIA semifinalists features old favorites and fresh fan picks.

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FOIA March Madness 2019: Round Two begins

FOIA March Madness 2019: Round Two begins

Sixty-four federal agencies have had a week to acknowledge our requests and advance in the the fiercest faceoff in FOIA.

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