Freedom of Information Act

FBI Says No Public Interest In Hillary Clinton Email Files: Time To Prove Them Wrong!

Something is definitely wrong at the FBI if this is their official position, but we urge all CHQ readers to demonstrate the public interest in releasing Hillary Clinton's FBI files by going to the White House petition website through this link and signing the petition.

Breaking: Democratic Activist FBI Director Under Three Investigations

With three investigations hanging over his head and an obvious lie now made public it’s time for Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe to go. If he won’t retire once his successor, Christopher Wray, is confirmed, then Wray’s first act should be to fire him.

Tea Party Controversy Increases IRS FOIA Backlog

Bernie Becker, The Hill

The IRS backlog for freedom of info. requests grew rapidly amid its Tea Party controversy, according to a new fed. audit. Treasury’s inspector general for tax administration said in its new report that 217 information requests were stalled at the end of the '13 fiscal year: an 84% increase.

Obama Sued for Blocking Public Access to Information

Cause of Action and Executive Director Dan Epstein are taking their fight to expose the Obama White House's blatant politicization of Freedom of Information requests to federal court.

Sharyl Attkisson Sues Fed. Gov't to Obtain OCare Documents

Philip Wegmann, Daily Signal

Investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson is taking the federal government to court. Attkisson filed the lawsuit against the DHS to obtain information about the troubled Obamacare rollout last year. Judicial Watch will represent her in court. 

Obama Admin. Censoring Records More Than Ever Before

RT.com Staff

An AP analysis showed that the gov't more than ever censored materials it turned over or fully denied access to them, in 244,675 cases or 36% of all FOIA requests. On 196,034 other occasions, the government said it couldn't find records, or provided censored documents.

Lerner Used Home Email for IRS Biz

Alexis Levinson, Daily Caller

Issa is concerned that Lois Lerner may have violated the Freedom of Information Act by using a non-official e-mail account to conduct official business. She's been ordered to surrender those emails.

Fitzgibbons Recounts the Harassment of Martha Boneta

We urge you to go to this page on the Virginia Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) website to post your comments in support of the Boneta Bill and the goal of enacting legislation to hold public officials accountable if they engage in the kind of harassment Martha Boneta has suffered at the hands of Fauquier County Virginia’s zoning authorities.