Top FOIA official: Give agencies a hand in ‘massive search’ for documents

One of government’s leading officials on the Freedom of Information Act says agencies need more open channels of communication with members of the public seeking government records.

Melanie Pustay, the director of the Office of Information Policy at the Justice Department, said agency FOIA officers need to do more to break down the barriers of communication that exist between government and those filing requests for information. Continue…