VA Risks Worsening Already-Bad FOIA Performance

Submitted by LDieringer on Wed, 11/20/2013 - 3:45pm

COLUMBIA, Mo -- The Veterans Administration’s so far unexplained new processing policy for FOIA requests is examined in this report by reporter John Ryan at KUOW radio, the NPR affiliate in Seattle.  

"Here's a new layer of review for an agency that is already doing poorly on response times, and it's probably going to make it worse," said Ken Bunting with the National Freedom of Information Coalition in Columbia, Mo. "Instead of improving the backlog, it's going to add to the backlog."

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