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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 Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Subject: Final report on childhood hunger produced under contract to University of Illinois, 2013-2014 - [PDF 4.4 MB 23-Nov-2020]

NEW Department of Agriculture (USDA) Documents from Contract to study relocating two USDA agencies from the Washington, DC area, 2018 - [PDF 6.6 MB 23-Nov-2020]

NEW National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Office of General Counsel Briefing Handbook for Senior Level Officials, 2017 - [PDF 1 MB 23-Nov-2020]

NEW Bureau of Trust Funds Administration (BTFA) Office of Trust Review and Audit (OTRA), Program Assessment Report, 2017 - [PDF 200 KB 23-Nov-2020]

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 COMMISSIONER and APPOINT, 2019 - [PDF 19 MB 23-Nov-2020]

NEW National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Investigations closed CY 2018 - CY 2019 - [PDF 2 MB 23-Nov-2020]

NEW Office of Government Ethics (OGE) records relating to Secretary of State Pompeo's speech to the Republican National Convention, August 26, 2020 - [PDF 3 MB 16-Nov-2020]

NEW Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Complaints filed with FCC Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB)during CY 2020 that contain any of the following: 1) covid, 2) coronavirus, or 3) pandemic - [PDF 15.5 MB 16-Nov-2020]

NEW Department of Defense (DoD) Office of the Secretary of Defense and Joint Staff (OSD/JS) List of Journal of Defense Research (JDR) Tables of Contents - [PDF 3.4 MB 16-Nov-2020]

NEW Export Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) Emails in the mailboxes of Lisa Terry and Lance Matthews containing selected keywords, January - October 2019 - [PDF 7.5 MB 16-Nov-2020]

NEW Department of Justice (DOJ) Justice Management Division (JMD) Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory Qualitative Statement Fiscal Year 2017, January 2018 - [PDF 488 KB 16-Nov-2020]

NEW Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) Communications Division Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Procedural Manual, 2020 - PDF 915 KB 16-Nov-2020]

NEW Board of Governors of The Federal Reserve System notes, memos, correspondence, and other materials concerning the Federal Reserve OIG audit report: 2015-MO-B-006 March 31, 2015, entitled: The Board Can Enhance Its Diversity and Inclusion Efforts exclusive of the audit report itself - [PDF 128 MB 09-Nov-2020]
NOTE: This is a large file; 128 Megabytes

NEW Office of Government Ethics (OGE) Emails Relating to the Delay in the Filing of the President's Financial Disclosure, 2020 - [PDF 2 MB 09-Nov-2020]

NEW Emails in the account of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Chairman containing the word Ethics, July 1 - September 25, 2020 - [PDF 3.6 MB 09-Nov-2020]

NEW Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) EPA National Library Network Strategic Plans: FY 2015-2017 (May 2015) and FY 2020-2025 (June 2020) - [PDF 4.1 MB 09-Nov-2020]

NEW Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Guide for the De-Pollution and Scrapping End of Life Vehicles in Mexico, 2017 - [PDF 5.6 MB 09-Nov-2020]

NEW Several (BOEM) Bureau of Ocean Energy Management-funded Study Reports and Descriptions - PDF 7.7 MB 09-Nov-2020]

NEW Each Internal revenue Service (IRS) Communications and Liaison Weekly Activity Report, January-August 2020 - [PDF 2.75 MB 02-Nov-2020]

NEW International Trade Administration (ITA) Management Operations Division Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Operations, 2018 - [PDF 5.7 MB 02-Nov-2020]

NEW National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Acquisition Strategy for Artemis program Human Landing System, 2019 - [PDF 1.25 MB 02-Nov-2020]

NEW National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Report: A Rigorous Foresight Approach to Understanding and Modeling the Societal and Economic Impacts of Space Weather Events, 2018 - [PDF 4 MB 02-Nov-2020]

NEW National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Glenn Research Center Strategic Plan for non-NASA business capture, 2013 - [PDF 2.2 MB 02-Nov-2020]

UPDATED Office of the Director National Intelligence (ODNI) Update on the President's Daily Brief (PDB), February 2017 and The portions of documents released in ODNI case DF 2017-00390 marked "NON-RESPONSIVE," 2018 - PDF 2.5 MB 02-Nov-2020]

NEW National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) records concerning the Lunar Gateway, 2019 - [PDF 9.5 MB 26-Oct-2020]

NEW Department of Justice (DOJ) Civil Rights Division (CR): Guidance Regarding the Use of Race by Federal Law Enforcement Agencies, 2003 - [PDF 540 KB 26-Oct-2020]

NEW Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) Questions For the Record (QFR) and agency QFR responses to Congress 2017-2020 - [PDF 5.3 MB 26-Oct-2020]

NEW Maritime Administration (MARAD) Five Year Information Technology Strategic Plan, 2013 - [PDF 11.5 MB 26-Oct-2020]

NEW Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Inspector General (OIG) Reports of Investigation (ROI) for each substantiated investigation, CY 2018 - CY 2019 - [PDF 3.9 MB 26-Oct-2020]

NEW Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Social Media Program Policy, 2019 - [PDF 2 MB 26-Oct-2020]

NEW US Coast Guard (USCG) Impact of budget sequestration on Coast Guard Operations, 2013 - PDF 9 MB 26-Oct-2020]

NEW Internal Revenue Service (IRS) records related to the IRS Art Advisory Panel, 2019-2020 - [PDF 1.8 MB 19-Oct-2020]

NEW Office of The Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) each Inspector General (OIG) final report/closing memo/referral letter, done for a different agency, 2010-2020 - [PDF 2.9 MB 19-Oct-2020]

NEW National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Acquisitions Management Branch Policy (AMBP), 2017 - [PDF 485 KB 19-Oct-2020]

NEW Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) FY 2019 Annual Museum Collections Management Summary Report - [PDF 2.25 MB 19-Oct-2020]

NEW Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request Log, 2010-2020 - PDF 23 MB 19-Oct-2020]

NEW Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Crimson Contagion 2019 Functional Exercise After-Action Report, 2020 - [PDF 14.5 MB 05-Oct-2020]

NEW Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Law Enforcement Management Information System (LEMIS) Declaration Standard Report: All Live Primates or Trophies Imported into the US, January 1, 2017 - February 11, 2020 - [PDF 14.5 MB 3-Oct-2020]

NEW Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Correspondence between FWS and producers of the film Wind River, 2016 - [PDF 1.4 MB 12-Oct-2020]

NEW Department of the Interior (DOI) Ten (10) Oldest pending FOIA requests and associated correspondence, 2020 - [PDF 5.5 MB 12-Oct-2020]

NEW Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation (PBGC) Responses to Congressional Questions for the Records 2017-2020 - [PDF 1.3 MB 12-Oct-2020]

NEW Department of the Interior (DOI) 2018 Strategic Sustainability Plan - [PDF 5.25 MB 12-Oct-2020]

NEW International Boundary and Water Commission (USIBWC): Various Documents, 1978-2017 - PDF 23 MB 12-Oct-2020]

NEW Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Crimson Contagion 2019 Functional Exercise After-Action Report, 2020 - [PDF 14.5 MB 05-Oct-2020]

NEW U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM),Voice of America (VOA) Best Practices Guide, 2017 - [PDF 7.7 MB 05-Oct-2020] 

NEW Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Number of Living Former Prisoners of War (POW) Listing, 2018 - [PDF 1.6 MB 05-Oct-2020] 

NEW Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General (OIG) Congressional Budget Justifications 2014-2019 - [PDF 6.6 MB 05-Oct-2020] 

NEW Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 2017 Operations and Maintenance Budget for Mount Weather - [PDF 1.2 MB 05-Oct-2020] 

NEW Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) List of Reports That Can Be Run From The CASE Data System, 2020 - PDF 900 KB 05-Oct-2020]

NEW Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) Marijuana Banking Memorandum (2020) and “Briefing Book” - [PDF 3.3 MB 28-Sep-2020]

NEW National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Artwork and Artifacts Handled by the Art and Artifacts Indemnity Panel, 2017-2020 - [PDF 3.6 MB 28-Sep-2020]

NEW Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Office of Inspector General (OIG ) Investigations Closed CY 2018 – CY 2019 - [PDF 10 MB 28-Sep-2020]

NEW List of Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigations Closed CY 2017 - [PDF 650 KB 28-Sep-2020]

NEW United States Postal Service (USPS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Investigations Closed CY 2018 – CY 2019 - [PDF 3.6 MB 28-Sep-2020]

NEW Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Land and Maritime Annual Competition Achievement Report, FY 2013 - [PDF 340 KB 28-Sep-2020]

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