LIVE STREAMING JUNE 3, 2015 – Ensuring Agency Compliance with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

HEARING PURPOSE:

This hearing will examine the processes agencies use to meet FOIA’s legal requirements and explore barriers to effective and efficient compliance from the FOIA officer’s perspective. The Committee will hear from the witnesses tasked with implementing FOIA at several agencies that need to improve response efforts. View live streaming here

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LIVE STREAMING June 2, 2015 – Ensuring Transparency through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

HEARING PURPOSE:

To examine the use of FOIA requests as a tool for government transparency and explore barriers to accessing public documents from the user’s perspective. The Committee will hear from witnesses that use FOIA in news reporting, academic research, and to conduct government oversight.  View live streaming here

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