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This week’s FOIA roundup: Ukraine redactions and new officials, bills and squabbles in the states

This week’s FOIA roundup: Ukraine redactions and new officials, bills and squabbles in the states

The weekly roundup of the latest in FOI. See something we missed? Let us know!

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Release the Ukraine emails: Sign the Center for Public Integrity's petition for transparency

Release the Ukraine emails: Sign the Center for Public Integrity’s petition for transparency

The Center of Public Integrity is demanding the release of White House emails about President Donald Trump’s decision to withhold military aid from Ukraine. You can, too.

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The CIA and "Uncle Louie"

The CIA and “Uncle Louie”

Mykola Lebed was sentenced to death in Poland in 1934. He died in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1998.

By various accounts, he was an assassin, a freedom fighter, a terrorist, a hero, a villain, a prisoner, a refugee, a Nazi collaborator, a Nazi target, a writer, and a war criminal. To the Central Intelligence Agency, which bankrolled his activities for close to half a century, he was known as “Uncle Louie.”

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IRS achieves a new milestone in FOIA denial: the password-protected Glomar

IRS achieves a new milestone in FOIA denial: the password-protected Glomar

Two years ago, we wrote about the IRS giving us one of our most infamous FOIA responses - an encrypted CD full of entirely redacted documents. Now, just a couple days before Tax Day, the agency does it again, reaching new heights of frustration with our first password-protected Glomar rejection.

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