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Newly added files listings/links:

NEW Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) email and other digital/computer records using an ordinary computer search for records containing the phrase "talking points" in the Office of External Affairs, specifically in the office of Director, Strategic Communications Division, 2009-2014 - [PDF 95 MB 15-Oct-2018]
NOTE: This is a large file, 95 Megabytes

NEW Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), email messages distributed on the FEMA National Radio System_National Radio Network (FNARS_NRN) email distribution listserv, 2016-2017 - [PDF 48 MB 15-Oct-2018]

NEW List of Smithsonian Institution (SI) Inspector General (OIG) investigations closed CY 2015 –CY 2016 - [PDF 130 KB 15-Oct-2018]

NEW Smithsonian Institution (SI) Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes, 2013-2017 - [PDF 11.5 MB 15-Oct-2018]

NEW Reports of Investigation (ROI) for six (6) Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Inspector General (OIG) investigations, 2013-2017 - [PDF 17 MB 15-Oct-2018]

NEW Federal Communications Commission (FCC) records regarding applications for use of Television Broadcast Channel 37, 2010 - [PDF 4.7 MB 15-Oct-2018]

NEW Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Charters for six (6) Subcommittees and one (1) Interagency Working Group, 2007-2017 - [PDF 2.4 MB 08-Oct-2018]

NEW FOIA Request Log for Dugway Proving Ground (DPG), 2008-2016 - [PDF 270 KB 08-Oct-2018]

NEW FOIA Request Log for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Oct 1997-Jan 1999 - [PDF 1.9 MB 08-Oct-2018]

NEW Closing documents for twelve (12) Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigations, 2008-2015 - [PDF 3 MB 08-Oct-2018]

NEW Closing memoranda for twenty-one (21) National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigations, 2015-2016 - [PDF 740 KB 08-Oct-2018]

NEW Closing documents for thirty-four (34) General Services Administration (GSA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigations, 2008-2015 - [PDF 9 MB 08-Oct-2018]

NEW Inter-American Foundation (IAF) Management Report, July 2017 - [PDF 665 KB 08-Oct-2018]

NEW Precis of the Bissell Report - Review of Selected National Security Agency (NSA) Cryptanalytic Efforts, 18 February 1965 - [PDF 590 KB 01-Oct-2018]

NEW Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) Records Retention Schedule, 2017 - [PDF 870 KB 01-Oct-2018]

NEW Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) Meeting Minutes, 2016-2017 - [PDF 18 MB 01-Oct-2018]

NEW Current Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Customs and Border Protection (CPB) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), 2014 - [PDF 3.7 MB 01-Oct-2018]

NEW Department of Labor (DOL) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) appeals log 2009-2016 - [PDF 23 MB 01-Oct-2018]

NEW Inventory database of the National Eagle and Wildlife Property Repository, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 2017 - [PDF 3.4 MB 24-Sep-2018]

NEW National Eagle and Wildlife Property Repository Inventory Detail Report, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 2017 - [PDF 860 KB 24-Sep-2018]

NEW United States International Trade Commission (USITC) Records Management Handbook, 2015 - [PDF 1 MB 24-Sep-2018]

NEW List of United States International Trade Commission (USITC) Administrative Orders, 2017 - [PDF 220 KB 24-Sep-2018]

NEW Copies of request letters and interim response letters (if any) for the 10 oldest pending Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests at the Bureau of Indian Affairs, 2018 - [PDF 5.4 MB 24-Sep-2018]

NEW Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) semiannual reports of the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) 1996-1999 - [PDF 16 MB 24-Sep-2018]

NEW Annual Historical Review US Army Intelligence and Security Command Fiscal Year 1977 - [PDF 10 MB 17-Sep-2018]

NEW Annual Historical Review US Army Intelligence and Security Command Fiscal Year 1979 - [PDF 8.4 MB 17-Sep-2018]

NEW Annual Historical Review US Army Intelligence and Security Command Fiscal Year 1982 - [PDF 5.75 MB 17-Sep-2018]

NEW Closing documents for seventeen (17) closed National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigations, 2010-2012 - [PDF 5.2 MB 17-Sep-2018]

NEW List of Army Inspector General (IG) investigations closed July 2007-February 2018 2016 - [PDF 684 KB 17-Sep-2018]

NEW National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Measurement Services Council (NMSC) Meeting Minutes, April 2016-January 2017 - [PDF 24.3 MB 17-Sep-2018]

NEW Social Security (SSA) briefing materials including internal documents related to the Presidential transition (i.e., for Agency Review Teams/Agency Landing Teams), July-December 2016 - [PDF 101 MB 10-Sep-2018]
NOTE: This is a large file; 101 Megabytes

NEW Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) letter correspondence to and from Congress, Congressional Offices, or Congressional Committees, 2017 - [PDF 58 MB 10-Sep-2018]
NOTE: This is a large file; 58 Megabytes

NEW Communications between the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) and Congress, 2015-2017 - [PDF 11.6 MB 10-Sep-2018]

NEW Letter correspondence between the Surface Transportation Board (SSB) and Amtrak during calendar years 2016 and 2017 - [PDF 2 MB 10-Sep-2018]

NEW The cover page and pages 1 and 2 of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) International Trade Data System / Risk Assessment Methodology (ITDS/RAM) Exam Log User Manual and The cover page, page 1, and partial page 2 of the ITDS/RAM Inbox User Manual - June 2016 - [PDF 3.2 MB 10-Sep-2018]

NEW The three oldest Analytic Bulletins at the National Air & Space Intelligence Center (NASIC), 2018 - [PDF 1.5 MB 03-Sep-2018]

NEW Title pages of the five (5) oldest classified documents at the National Air & Space Intelligence Center (NASIC), 2018 - [PDF 1.5 MB 03-Sep-2018]

NEW Nineteen (19) Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) Policies & Procedures Manual (PPM) items, 1977-2016 - [PDF 3 MB 03-Sep-2018]

NEW Fifteen (15) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) studies/reports, 1954-2008 - [PDF 74 MB 03-Sep-2018]
NOTE: This is a large file; 74 Megabytes

NEW Department of the Interior (DOI) Office of International Affairs (OIA) International Technical Assistance Program (ITAP) Policies and Procedures Handbook, 2017 - [PDF 6.25 MB 03-Sep-2018]

NEW United States Mint policy memorandum: Currency and Coin Handling and Disposing of Misstruck Coin, 2017 - [PDF 340 KB 03-Sep-2018]

NEW Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) / Inspector General of the Intelligence Community (IC IG) records regarding a Management Referral to the Intelligence Community Chief Information Officer (IC CIO) regarding an allegation of potential conflict or unnecessary redundancy between two information technology initiatives, Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) QUANTUM LEAP program and The National Counterterrorism Center’s (NCTC) INITIATE program, 2012 - [PDF 3.8 MB 20-Aug-2018]

NEW Bureau of the Fiscal Service (Fiscal Service) summary report of Dormant Accounts in the Fiscal Service program called Automated Standard Application for Payments (ASAP) for grant payments, reimbursements to financial agents, and program payments, 2018 - [PDF 144 KB 20-Aug-2018]

NEW Weekly Reports from the Bureau of the Fiscal Service (Fiscal Service) to the Treasury Secretary, Dec 2016-Feb 2017, 2017 - [PDF 1.4 MB 20-Aug-2018]

NEW Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) Manual Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) Tour Operations - [PDF 3.4 MB 20-Aug-2018]

NEW Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Between U.S. Department of the Treasury Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Office of Compliance and Enforcement (OCE) Regarding [redacted], Presidential Management Fellow, 2017 - [PDF 2.4 MB 20-Aug-2018]

NEW Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) Congressional Submissions, FY2005–FY2008 - [PDF 15 MB 20-Aug-2018]

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