NARA creates FOIA advisory committee

The National Archives and Records Administration will create a committee to improve the way the government process Freedom of Information Act request, a May 5 Federal Register notice says.

"NARA has determined that the creation of the FOIA Advisory Committee is in the public interest due to the expertise and valuable advice the Committee members will provide on issues related to improving the administration of FOIA," the notice says.

The notice doesn't go into detail about the makeup of the committee or what specific issues it will take on, but it does say NARA will share with agencies and the public the committee's recommendations on issues related to FOIA. Continue>>>