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The Securities and Exchange Commission's guide to better FOIA appeals

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s guide to better FOIA appeals

Need a guide to crafting your own appeal to some common denials from agencies holding back your documents? Here’s your quick how-to in the words of those winning requesters themselves, put together by 2017’s Most Responsive Agency, the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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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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FOIA March Madness 2017: Announcing the FOIA Final Four

FOIA March Madness 2017: Announcing the FOIA Final Four

It’s week four of MuckRock’s bracket-style March Madness race to fill a FOIA the fastest, which means it time to announce the winners of each division - and who made it into the FOIA Final Four.

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FOIA March Madness 2017: Heading into the Semifinals

FOIA March Madness 2017: Heading into the Semifinals

It’s week three of MuckRock’s bracket-style March Madness race to fill a FOIA the fastest, and while a few unlikely challengers are looking strong heading into the semis, an entire division is looking like their heart just isn’t into it.

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FOIA March Madness 2017: Round Two Begins

FOIA March Madness 2017: Round Two Begins

MuckRock’s bracket-style March Madness race to fill a FOIA the fastest kicked off last week. Can USDA hold onto their title? Did the Highway Administration outpace Amtrak? Is ICE or BOP less bad? Find out now with a look at who advanced from Round One.

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