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NEW Freedom of Information Act request logs for the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) 2019-2020 and the National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) 2014-2019 - [PDF 2.4 MB 06-Apr-2020]

NEW Department of Homeland Security (DHS) email in the email system of DHS employee Kevin Carroll (Special Advisor), Chad Wolf (Advisor) and Julie Kirschner, with any of the following terms: Ethics, Complaint, Complaints, Citizen, Waiver, Justice, Problem, Situation, Issue, White or Administration, 20-March-2018 - 08-April-2018 - [PDF 15.6 MB 06-Apr-2020]

NEW United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Inspector General/Audit (IG/A) Weekly Reports, CY2016 - CY2017 - [PDF 3.25 MB 06-Apr-2020]

NEW Closing documents for sixteen (16) United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Inspector General (OIG) Investigations, 2009-2013, 2019 - [PDF 9.5 MB 06-Apr-2020]

NEW Closing documents for twenty four (24) United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Inspector General (OIG) Investigations, 2010-2014 - [PDF 7 MB 06-Apr-2020]

NEW General Services Administration (GSA) Value Potential For Grid-Interactive Efficient Buildings In The GSA Portfolio, a Cost-Benefit Analysis, 2019 - [PDF 6.9 MB 06-Apr-2020]

NEW CIA Office of Congressional Affairs, Legislative Group, Memorandum for the Record on Briefings for the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) and Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) Staff on 25-Year Declassification Review Program Under Executive Order 12958, 10 October 1995 - [PDF 600 KB 30-Mar-2020]

NEW Semi-annual reports for Congress produced by the National Security Agency (NSA) Office of Inspector General (OIG), 2003-2006 - [PDF 12 MB 30-Mar-2020]

NEW National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) 2019-2020 MWL*-Associated Open Safety Recommendations, July 1, 2019 - [PDF 18 MB 30-Mar-2020]
           *2019-2020 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements 2017

NEW List of Department of Education (ED) Closed Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigations, 2018-2019 - [PDF 4.6 MB 30-Mar-2020]

NEW US Agency for Global Media (USAGM) monthly activity reports, 2017-2019 - [PDF 11 MB 30-Mar-2020]

NEW Office of Special Counsel (OSC) letter correspondence to/from Congress during CY2017; (maintained by the current Immediate Office of the Special Counsel (IOSC) (Front Office) - [PDF 4 MB 30-Mar-2020]

NEW Meeting minutes of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) Environmental and Social Review Committee, 2017-2019 - [PDF 2.4 MB 23-Mar-2020]

NEW Federal Election Commission (FEC) Web Search Study Project, A Study Report For Enterprise Search Solution, 2011 - [PDF 1.7 MB 23-Mar-2020]

NEW General Services Administration (GSA) Inspector General (OIG) Administrative Subpoenas (closed cases), 2017-2019 - [PDF 27 MB 23-Mar-2020]

NEW Letters from Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to Key Congressional Oversight Subcommittees, 2015-2017 - [PDF 12.5 MB 23-Mar-2020]

NEW Freedom of Information Act Request log for Office of Personnel Management (OPM), 2015-2016 - [PDF 750 KB 23-Mar-2020]

NEW US Agency for Global Media (USAGM) (formerly Broadcasting Board of Governors) Operations and Stations Division (T/EOS) Monthly Reports, 2014-2019 - [PDF 3.6 MB 23-Mar-2020]

NEW Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) computer-generated bibliography prepared by matching the subject terms: Armour Research Foundation (and successor organizations: IIT Research Institute, IIT Research Center, IITRA) against the Technical Report database, 2017 - [PDF 2.75 MB 16-Mar-2020]

NEW Administrative Subpoenas issued by the Department of Transportation (DOT) Office of Inspector General (OIG), 2016-2019 - [PDF 6 MB 16-Mar-2020]

NEW Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Various Records Management and FOIA Policies and Procedures, 2016 - [PDF 5.9 MB 16-Mar-2020]

NEW Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) assessment of handling and marking of nonpublic information among Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) members, 2012 - [PDF 16 MB 16-Mar-2020]

NEW Initial Report of the Regulatory Reform Task Force (RRTF) to the Secretary of Commerce as required by Executive Order 13777, 2017 - [PDF 1 MB 09-Mar-2020]

NEW US Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP), 2018 - [PDF 6.1 MB 09-Mar-2020]

NEW Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request Logs, 2011-2020 - [PDF 4.75 MB 09-Mar-2020]

NEW United States Customs Service Systems Development Life Cycle Handbook (SDLC) (CIS-HB 5500-07A), 2001 - [PDF 2.25 MB 09-Mar-2020]

NEW Department of the Treasury Office of Inspector General (OIG) Reports of Investigation (ROI) for eleven (11) Closed investigations, 2010-2017 - [PDF 23 MB 09-Mar-2020]

NEW Department of the Treasury Office of Inspector General (OIG) Subpoenas, 2017-2019 - [PDF 11 MB 09-Mar-2020]

NEW US Secret Service (USSS) 2008 [Presidential] Campaign Operational Guide, 2007 - [PDF 23 MB 24-Feb-2020]

NEW US Secret Service (USSS) Electronic Crimes Special Agent Program (ECSAP) Directives, 2010-2015 - [PDF 18 MB 24-Feb-2020]

NEW Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) Legislation Committee Meeting Minutes, 2012-2015 - [PDF 18 MB 24-Feb-2020]

NEW Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) report and presentation from contract with Mitre Corporation/Todd Reed for Text Mining regarding 1) disease testing, and 2) ready to eat products, 2014 - [PDF 3 MB 24-Feb-2020]

NEW Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Troubleshooting Guides developed for FCC Consumer Call Center staff to assist with the TV reassignment, 2018 - [PDF 4.3 MB 24-Feb-2020]

NEW Reports on the effects of neutrinos on radioactive decay rates, from Department of Energy (DOE) Contract DEDT0004091 (Techsource), 2016-2019 - [PDF 11 MB 17-Feb-2020]

NEW Three (3) U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) presentations, 2010-2012 - [PDF 7 MB 17-Feb-2020]

NEW Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Privacy Threshold Analyses (PTA) re Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology (HART), 2014 - [PDF 10 MB 17-Feb-2020]

NEW Email Received by Department of Homeland Security (DHS) at Email Address: CongressToDHS@dhs.gov, June 1-16, 2018 - [PDF 10 MB 17-Feb-2020]

NEW Various Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) Organizational Documents, 2013-2014 - [PDF 7.8 MB 17-Feb-2020]

NEW Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) computer-generated bibliography prepared by matching the subject terms: Pneumatic aircraft, Inflato-Plane, Inflatoplane, GA-466, GA-468, KAO-2-GI, KAO-3-GI against the Technical Report database, 2016 - [PDF 925 KB 17-Feb-2020]

NEW Large Fire Cost Review for FY2009 Submitted to: Secretary of Agriculture, Submitted by: Secretary of Agriculture's Independent Large Cost Fire Review Panel and Guidance Group, Inc., August 2010 - [PDF 20 MB 10-Feb-2020]

NEW National database of United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Animal Research Facilities (facilities that submit APHIS Form 7023), 2019 - [PDF 1.8 MB 10-Feb-2020]

NEW Note and Budget, Identification of genes conferring resistance to black pod disease in cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) and their linked markers (FULBRIGHT-ARS: 2015-2016, DS-2019: N 0016391104, Program: G-1-00005) Project Title: Identification of genes conferring resistance to black pod disease in cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) and their linked markers - [PDF 1.8 MB 10-Feb-2020]

NEW Department of Justice (DOJ) Departmental Ethics Office (DEO) Counsel Logs, October 2008-September 2010 - [PDF 6.5 MB 10-Feb-2020]

NEW Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) intranet (internal employee only) home page for Office of Export Enforcement (OEE), Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) and Director of Administration, Office of Export Administration, 2019 - [PDF 716 KB 10-Feb-2020]

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