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NOTE: links to newly added items are live on this page.  Permanent storage of links will remain on the main index pages available through either the "DOCUMENTS" or "FOIA LOGS" links above.

Newly added files listings/links:

NEW Bureau of the Census (USCB) briefing document prepared for the incoming Biden Administration 2020 - [PDF 2.4 MB 01-Mar-2021]

NEW U.S. Census Bureau International Travel Handbook, 2020 - [PDF 2.25 MB 01-Mar-2021]

NEW Bureau of the Census (USCB) Data Stewardship Glossary, 2021 -  [PDF 6 MB 01-Mar-2021]

NEW Bureau of the Census (USCB) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Logs 2015-2020 - [PDF 4.75 MB 01-Mar-2021]

NEW Department of Commerce (DOC) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Investigations Closed CY 2020 - [PDF 1.5 MB 01-Mar-2021]

NEW Department of Energy (DOE) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Case Logs 2006-2007 - [PDF 4 MB 01-Mar-2021]

NEW National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) transition briefing document prepared by NASA for the incoming Biden Administration 2020 - [PDF 5 MB 22-Feb-2021]

NEW List of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Inspector General (OIG) investigations closed CY 2020 - [PDF 1.2 MB 22-Feb-2021]

NEW National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Agency Property Management Plan 2019 -  [PDF 4.6 MB 22-Feb-2021]

NEW National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Report on Episodes from American History Where the Federal Government Fostered Critical Activities for the Public Good 2014 - [PDF 4.6 MB 22-Feb-2021]

NEW National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) records provided to Senator Charles E. Grassley and Senator Tom Coburn concerning the independence of the Inspector General necessary to promote efficiency and prevent fraud, waste and abuse in agency programs, in response to the Senators' inquiry, 2011-2012 - [PDF 1.75 MB 22-Feb-2021]

UPDATED Directory page to access all available agency responses to Senators Charles E. Grassley and Tom Coburn as above, 2011-2012 2021 - [22-Feb-2021]

NEW Internal Revenue Service (IRS) listing or index of IRS Coordinated Issue Papers (CIP) 2016 - [PDF 1 MB 22-Feb-2021] 

NEW Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Briefing for the Biden Transition Team - Overview Only 2020 - [PDF 1 MB 15-Feb-2021]

NEW Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Section 314(a) Patriot Act Fact Sheet 2020 - [PDF 1 MB 15-Feb-2021]

NEW Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) logs 2012-2020 -  [PDF 26 MB 15-Feb-2021]

NEW Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) Freedom of information Act (FOIA) Logs 2017-2020 - [PDF 22 MB 15-Feb-2021]

NEW Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) Closed Investigations Categorization 2008-2012 - [PDF 228 KB 15-Feb-2021]

NEW Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) home page for each TTB Office/Division on the TTB SharePoint site, 2021 - [PDF 2.7 MB 15-Feb-2021]

NEW Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Transition Briefing Documents for the incoming Biden Administration, 2020 - [PDF 3.3 MB 08-Feb-2021]

NEW Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) Transition Briefing Documents for the incoming Biden Administration, 2020 - [PDF 79 MB 08-Feb-2021]
NOTE: This is a large file;79 Megabytes

NEW Federal Election Commission (FEC) emails resulting from an electronic search of emails TO and/or FROM and/or CC selected individuals which contain the words PROBLEM, PROBLEMATIC, PURSUE, DOJ, UNETHICAL, 2019 -  [PDF 115 MB 08-Feb-2021]
NOTE: This is a large file; 115 Megabytes

NEW Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Lists of Notorious Offender Files at BOP and at the National Archives, 1999 - [PDF 820 KB 08-Feb-2021]

NEW Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Case Log October 2000 - April 2002 - [PDF 600 KB 08-Feb-2021]

NEW Dept of Education (ED) Office of Inspector General (OIG) List of Investigations Closed during CY 2020 - [PDF 1.5 MB 08-Feb-2021]

NEW Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) Transition Briefing for the Incoming Biden Administration, 2020 - [PDF 1.2 MB 01-Feb-2021]

NEW Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Transition Briefing Document for the incoming Biden Administration, 2020 - [PDF 1 MB 01-Feb-2021]

NEW Inter-American Foundation (IAF) Transition Briefing Document for the incoming Biden Administration, 2020 -  [PDF 1.3 MB 01-Feb-2021]

NEW Office of Special Counsel (OSC) Transition Briefing for the Incoming Biden Administration, 2020 - [PDF 25 MB 01-Feb-2021]

NEW U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Transition Briefing Document for the incoming Biden Administration, 2020 - [PDF 30 MB 01-Feb-2021]

NEW Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Case Log, 2009 – 2020 - [PDF 1.2 MB 01-Feb-2021]

NEW Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) Inspector General Investigations Closed CY 2020 - [PDF 650 KB 01-Feb-2021]

NEW National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Nuclear Accidents 1950s and 1960s - [PDF 5.5 MB 25-Jan-2021]

NEW General Services Administration (GSA) Determination of Eligibility Study for the J. Edgar Hoover Building, 2014 - [PDF 9.4 MB 25-Jan-2021]

NEW General Services Administration (GSA) Historic Building Documentation Report, 2020 - [PDF 870 KB 25-Jan-2021]

NEW Department of Energy (DOE) Historical Records Declassification Guide, 2012 - [PDF 4.3 MB 25-Jan-2021]

NEW Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Case Logs 2009-2020 - [PDF 1.3 MB 25-Jan-2021]

NEW Department of Commerce (DOC) Executive Personnel Policy Manual, 2011 - [PDF 2.2 MB 25-Jan-2021]

NEW Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Inspector General (OIG) Office of Audits Audit Manual (2018) and Office of Investigations Investigation Manual (2015) - [PDF 36 MB 18-Jan-2021]

NEW Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Inspector General (OIG) Management Advisories, 2017-March 2020 - [PDF 5 MB 18-Jan-2021]

NEW Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Inspector General (OIG) List of OPM OIG Investigations closed 2018-2019 - [PDF 668 KB 18-Jan-2021]

NEW Office of Personnel Management (OPM) List of OPM Contracting Policies, 2020 - [PDF 1.6 MB 18-Jan-2021]

NEW Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Office of Justice Services (OJS) Law Enforcement Handbook 2015 and Office of Justice Services (OJS) Division of Operations Corrections Handbook 2012 - [PDF 12 MB 18-Jan-2021]

NEW Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Strategic Workforce Plan, 2016 - [PDF 1.3 MB 18-Jan-2021]

NEW Office of Government Ethics (OGE) Emails containing the word Goya, 2020 - [PDF 1.6 MB 11-Jan-2021]

NEW Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Environmental and Historic Preservation (EHP) Emergency Management Guide, 2020 - [PDF 10 MB 11-Jan-2021]

NEW Federal Reserve Board (FRB) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Case Logs 2016-2019 - [PDF 11 MB 11-Jan-2021]

NEW U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) FY2012 Strategic Facilities Master Plan, 2012 - [PDF 7 MB 11-Jan-2021]

NEW National Park Service (NPS) InsideNPS Intranet (internal employee only website) Pages showing Region and Program Sites, 2020 - [PDF 650 KB 11-Jan-2021]

NEW Department of Education (ED) Five Year Information Technology (IT) Modernization Roadmap, 2018 - [PDF 12.5 MB 11-Jan-2021]

NEW National Security Agency (NSA) Military Cryptanalytics Part III by Lambros D. Callimahos, October 1977 - [PDF 24.5 MB 04-Jan-2021]

NEW Two National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Studies on Software Anomalies, 2010-2011 - [PDF 6 MB 04-Jan-2021]

NEW National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Contract File Checklists for the three Human Landing System Contracts, 2020 - [PDF 1 MB 04-Jan-2021]

NEW National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Citations for thirty-five (35) historical Los Alamos National Laboratories (LANL) Reports not described in LANL Report Indices as of November 2020 - [PDF 3 MB 04-Jan-2021]

NEW Office of Special Counsel (OSC) Advisory Opinions concerning the Hatch Act, 20-January-2017 – 30-September-2019 - [PDF 5.5 MB 04-Jan-2021]

NEW Two (2) Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Documents: Report on Continental Illinois, 1985 and Current Issues in Systemic Risk (Too Big To Fail), 1995 - [PDF 3 MB 04-Jan-2021]

NEW Correspondence between Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (CDC/ATSDR) and public health officials in five jurisdictions regarding plans to transport and store vaccine doses, 2020 - [PDF 825 KB 28-Dec-2020]

NEW National Parks Service (NPS) Historic designation application for Wrigley Field becoming a National Historic Landmark, 1987-2020 - [PDF 11 MB 28-Dec-2020]

NEW Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Behavior Detection & Analysis Program (BDA) Monthly Shift Brief, December 2015-October 2016 - [PDF 18 MB 28-Dec-2020]

NEW Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau TTB Standard Operating Procedure for handling American Viticulture Areas (AVAs) Applications, 2017 - [PDF 640 KB 28-Dec-2020]

NEW Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) listing of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in the Regulations and Rulings Division (RRD), 2020 - [PDF 450 KB 28-Dec-2020]

NEW Department of the Treasury Real Property Asset Management Plan, Sept 2019 - [PDF 1.75 MB 28-Dec-2020] 

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