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Lawmakers' latest FOIA reform effort would strengthen governmentwide ombudsman

This year's attempt to overhaul the the Freedom of Information Act would give the Office of Government Information Services the independence to report directly to Congress on FOIA issues. Without that, OGIS is 'neither an independent watchdog or overseer,' according to its just-retired director.

Tags: Congress , FOIA , NARA , Office of Government Information Services , Rick Blum , Frederick Sadler , Darrell Issa , Jared Serbu , Miriam Nisbet

Monday - 03/02/2015, 06:41am EST

Behind the scenes of the new FOIA portal

Miriam Nisbet, director of the Office of Government Information Services and Rick Blum from the Sunshine in Government Initiative, will discuss a new tool that agencies can use to process Freedom of Information requests.
November 20, 2012

Tags: workforce , Bill Bransford , Miriam Nisbet , Office of Government Information Services , Rick Blum , FOIA , Fed Talk

Friday - 11/16/2012, 07:30pm EST
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Behind the scenes of the new FOIA portal

Miriam Nisbet from the Office of Government Information Services and Rick Blum from the Sunshine in Government Initiative, will talk about a new portal that will help agencies with Freedom of Information Act requests.
November 16, 2012

Tags: workforce , FOIA , FOIA portal , Bill Bransford , Miriam Nisbet , Office of Government Information Services , Rick Blum , Fed Talk

Friday - 11/16/2012, 07:13pm EST
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NARA makes headway in solving FOIA disputes

The Office of Government Information Services has impacted how agencies and citizens interact over Freedom of Information Act requests in its first year. Among the agency's first-year goals was to make people aware of its mission to act as an arbiter and help agencies implement best practices.

Tags: management , FOIA , NARA , David Ferriero , Miriam Nisbet , Rick Blum , alternative dispute resolution , Max Cacas

Friday - 10/22/2010, 07:08am EDT
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