FOIA reform passes! Now what’s actually in it?

When we kicked off Sunshine Week, we noted that FOIA reform — already passed by the House — was being considered by the Senate.

Now, with some important modifications, it has passed the Senate, so let's take a look at what will change for requesters.

The first thing to know is that the FOIA reform that passed the House and Senate is actually two different bills, S.337 and H.R.653. Continue…