Don't Expect Trump To End Obama's FOIA Barriers

Investigative Group | Ethan Barton
U.S. President Donald Trump smiles while attending a Women in Healthcare panel at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘Nothing really compares to the Obama administration with secrecy’

Obama Spent Millions Fighting FOIL And It Will Probably Get Worse

Opinion | Dan King
NATO Summit Wales 2014 - Final Day

There little indication that Freedom of Information Law will improve under President Donald Trump’s administration.

Lawmakers Demand Investigation Into EPA Employees Using Encryption Devices

Energy | Michael Bastasch
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‘EPA are aiming to spread their goals covertly’

Making A FOIA Request Is About To Get Tougher At FBI

Politics | Kathryn Watson
Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), speaks during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing. Mark Wilson/Getty Images.

Law enforcement agency putting limits on public access that aren’t in the law

NSA Keeps Contractor Records Secret Over 'Changing Security Concerns'

Politics | Ethan Barton
President Bush walks up to speak to reporters after participating in briefings at the NSA in Fort Meade Maryland. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

The agency won’t even search for records about its contractors

Obama's Science Officer Defies Court, Keeps Private Emails Secret

Politics | Ethan Barton
U.S. President Barack Obama gets direction from White House science adviser John Holdren during an event to look at the stars with local middle school students and astronomers from across the country on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, October 7, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

Holdren refuses to turn over official business emails on his private account

There's A WMD Hiding In America's Infrastructure, And It's Startlingly Easy To Set Off

Energy | Andrew Follett
Modern USA by night- Elements of this image furnished by NASA. Faelchle

Feds say it could ‘endanger the health and safety of millions of citizens’

Loopole Allows Feds To Hide Information From Public Using Cell Phones, Texts

Politics | Kathryn Watson

‘Clearly a conflict of interest’

EPA Workers Destroyed Millions Of Official Documents

US | Kathryn Watson
Entering passcode on an iPhone running iOS 9, which has six digit passcodes instead of four. [Shutterstock - ymgerman]

‘There is a problem with EPA officials using texting for official business’

Nonprofit Sues IRS For Shielding Records From Taxpayers

Politics | Kathryn Watson
WASHINGTON - AUGUST 30: The Internal Revenue Service building is shown August 30, 2006 in Washington DC. (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Federal tax agency officials try to use Congress to subvert Freedom of Information Act

Clinton Team Complains About FOIA Congressional Exemption Passed By Democrats

Elections | Kerry Picket

‘I worked on Capitol Hill for seven years and always found it hypocritical’

State Dept Coordinated Email Release With Clinton Campaign

Politics | Kevin Daley
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during her first presidential debate against Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at Hofstra University in Hempstead

‘All — DOS is soon releasing another round of documents’

EXCLUSIVE: Hillary Failed To Take Highest Security Training At State Dept In 2009

Politics | Richard Pollock
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during her first presidential debate against Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at Hofstra University in Hempstead

New document release shows aides got training that Hillary missed

BREAKING: Judge Orders State To Release Clinton Security Docs Starting In Five Days

Politics | Richard Pollock

Big legal victory for The Daily Caller News Foundation

Bill De Blasio Is Hiding His Emails From The Press, Too

Politics | Kevin Daley
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

New lawsuit aims to make them public

Feds Spend Millions Fighting FOIA Lawsuits, GAO Finds

Politics | Kathryn Watson
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks about the killing of police officers in Dallas, Texas, during a press conference at the Department of Justice in Washington, U.S., July 8, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Hint: It’s yuge!

State Dept. Officials Exasperate Hill Republicans

Politics | Kathryn Watson
REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

State Department kicks can past the election on making copies public.

New York AG That Attacked Exxon Sued For Concealing Investigation

Business | Kathryn Watson
REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

‘The public deserves to know’