Journalists share their findings on FOIA Twitter, the Marine Corps keeps misconduct on the down-low, and a Defense Department audit vindicates a former official’s concerns.
This week’s FOIA round-up: Boys and Girls Clubs abuse, Idaho public records workshops, and $1 million dollars in campus parking fees
A newsroom collective publishes a database spanning 70 years of abuse at Boys and Girls Clubs across the country. Idaho plans free public workshops on public records and open meeting laws. The University of Connecticut issues 966,000 dollars in parking violations in one year.
A sexual harassment scandal leads to a FOIA lawsuit, an inquiry at the Department of the Interior gets expanded, and a 130-meter asteroid swings by Earth and almost goes unnoticed.
A resignation leads to promised reform, a FOIA office spreads to the heartland, and a little transparency at the Department of Justice raises more questions. This is this week’s FOIA roundup.
In this week’s FOIA round-up, we take a look at experiments with transparency in Florida, Oregon, and Wisconsin that have recently hit road bumps.