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Newly added files listings/links:

NEW Various Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Inspector General (OIG) Investigation Reports, 2020 - [PDF 10 MB 28-Nov2022]

NEW Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Ethics Newsletter "The Ethicist", March 2017-October 2022 - [PDF 12 MB 28-Nov2022]

NEW Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) 2020  - [PDF 884 KB 28-Nov2022]

NEW Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Agency Benchmark Study 2020 - [PDF 3 MB 28-Nov2022]

NEW Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Embargo Agreement for the Press (records undated) - [PDF 224 KB 28-Nov2022]

NEW Communications between Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Inspector General (OIG) and the Department of the Treasury OIG 2016 - [PDF 39 MB 28-Nov2022]

NEW List of United States Postal Service (USPS) Inspector General (OIG) Investigations Closed 2020-2021 - [PDF 3.8 MB 21-Nov-2022]

NEW Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Records Describing "Common Fare", Kosher Meals and Halal Meals in Federal Prisons 2008-2022 - [PDF 10 MB 21-Nov-2022]

NEW Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Report on Canine Research 2021 - [PDF 835 KB 21-Nov-2022]

NEW Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) 2020 - [PDF 3 MB 21-Nov-2022]

NEW US Secret Service (USSS) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Standard Operating Procedure 2016-2020 (some records undated) - [PDF 5.4 MB 21-Nov-2022]

NEW Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Responses to Questions For the Record (QFRs), 2017-2020 - [PDF 19 MB 21-Nov-2022]

NEW Reports from each National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Inspector General (OIG) Investigation Closed 2017 -2019 - [PDF 3.3 MB 14-Nov-2022]

NEW List of National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Inspector General (OIG) Investigations Closed 2019-2010 - [PDF 1 MB 14-Nov-2022]

NEW Selected National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Inspector General (OIG) investigation reports 2019-2020 - [PDF 13 MB 14-Nov-2022]

NEW National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Records on Enterprise Risk Review 2018-2021 - [PDF 4.3 MB 14-Nov-2022]

NEW National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Central Office Facilities Modernization Plan 2020-2021 - [PDF 2.9 MB 14-Nov-2022]

NEW National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Legal Memorandum on Alcoholic Beverages at NCUA Events 2000 - [PDF 915 KB 14-Nov-2022]

NEW Federal Election Commission (FEC) internal assessments and memos regarding the Administrative Fines Program 2017-2022 - [PDF 16 MB 07-Nov-2022]

NEW Federal Election Commission (FEC) Meeting Agenda Documents 2017-2022 - [PDF 17 MB 07-Nov-2022]

NEW Federal Election Commission (FEC) Inspector General (OIG) Reports for investigations closed 2017-2021 - [PDF 20 MB 07-Nov-2022]

NEW Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Staff Instructions (released record undated) - [PDF 2.75 MB 07-Nov-2022]

NEW Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Process Manual for FOIA Team Support Members 2021 - [PDF 880 KB 07-Nov-2022]

NEW Maritime Administration (MARAD) Report from each investigation of sexual assault at the US Merchant Marine Academy 2019-2020 - [PDF 19 MB 07-Nov-2022]

NEW US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Records Concerning Surge in Trademark Filings from China 2019-2021 - [PDF 39 MB 31-Oct-2022]

NEW Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Responses to Questions for the Record (QFR) 2016-2018 - [PDF 1.4 MB 31-Oct-2022]

NEW Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Reports of Selected Inspector General (OIG) Investigations 2008-2012 - [PDF 1.7 MB 31-Oct-2022]

NEW Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Each Administrative Closure Letter Sent by DIA Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Office, January 21, 2022-April 11, 2022 - [PDF 9.5 MB 31-Oct-2022]

NEW National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Mandatory Declassification Review (MDR) request logs 2012-2022 - [PDF 830 KB 31-Oct-2022]

NEW List of National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Inspector General (OIG) Investigations Closed CY2020 - [PDF 950 KB 31-Oct-2022]

NEW Department of Agriculture (USDA) Inspector General (OIG) Directives 2007-2022 - [PDF 21.2 MB 24-Oct-2022]

NEW Department of Agriculture (USDA) Inspector General (OIG) Reports from closed investigations 2004-2011 (many reports date redacted) - [PDF 17.2 MB 24-Oct-2022]

NEW Department of Agriculture (USDA) Inspector General (OIG) Reports from closed investigations 2012-2014 (many reports date redacted) - [PDF 10 MB 24-Oct-2022]

NEW Department of Agriculture (USDA) Real Property Capital Plan USDA Capital Plan FY 2021 - 2025 - [PDF 2.3 MB 24-Oct-2022]

NEW Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) Incident Management System Handbook 2020 - [PDF 9.1 MB 24-Oct-2022]

NEW Department of Commerce (DOC) Presidential Briefing for the Incoming Biden Administration, 2020 - [PDF 23 MB 24-Oct-2022]

NEW Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Responses to Questions for the Record (QFRs), 2017-2020 - [PDF 2.3 MB 17-Oct-2022]

NEW Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Logs 2017-2020 - [PDF 5 MB 17-Oct-2022]

NEW National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Responses to Questions for the Record (QFRs), 2017-2020 - [PDF 3.6 MB 17-Oct-2022]

NEW National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Logs 2016-2020 - [PDF 3.6 MB 17-Oct-2022]

NEW International Trade Administration Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) 2018 - [PDF 5.7 MB 17-Oct-2022]

NEW Department of the Treasury (USDT) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Selected Investigation Reports for Investigations Closed in 2017 - [PDF 24 MB 17-Oct-2022]

NEW Department of Energy (DOE) Presidential Transition Briefing 2020 - [PDF 14.3 MB 10-Oct-2022]

NEW Department of Energy (DOE) Inspector General (OIG) Management Advisory Reports, 2017-2020 - [PDF 41 MB 10-Oct-2022]

NEW Seven (7) Selected Department of Energy (DOE) Inspector General (OIG) Investigations Closed 2018-2019 - [PDF 3 MB 10-Oct-2022]

NEW Seventeen (17) Selected Department of Energy (DOE) Inspector General (OIG) Investigations Closed 2018-2019 - [PDF 2.2 MB 10-Oct-2022]

NEW List of Department of Energy (DOE) Inspector General (OIG) Investigations closed during CY2020 - [PDF 2.2 MB 10-Oct-2022]

NEW Department of Energy (DOE) Presidential Transition Briefing 2020 - [PDF 14.3 MB 10-Oct-2022]

NEW Department of Energy (DOE) Organizational Culture Assessment - DOE Environment Consolidated Business Center 2014 - [PDF 5.3 MB 10-Oct-2022]

NEW National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Reliability Analysis and Failure Modes Analysis for JPSS-1 Polar Satellite 2017-2018 - [PDF2.2 MB 10-Oct-2022]

NEW National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Reliability Analysis for NESDIS/GOES Earth Observation Satellite Constellation 2021 - [PDF 1.4 MB 10-Oct-2022]

NEW National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) list of vintage film transfers in the NOAA Central Library 2022 - [PDF 6.6 MB 10-Oct-2022]

NEW Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Congressional Correspondence Log, Feb 2019-Aug 2020 - [PDF 11 MB 10-Oct-2022]

NEW List of Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Investigations Closed CY 2020 - [PDF 1 MB 10-Oct-2022]


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