Fw: [FOI-L] Justice Department Provides FOIA Contacts for Most Federal Agencies
- f.y.i. unfortunately, i am unaware of a similar list for maryland public
information request contacts.
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From: "Michael Ravnitzky" <mikerav@...>
Sent: Saturday, March 02, 2013 12:14 PM
Subject: [FOI-L] Justice Department Provides FOIA Contacts for Most Federal
> JUSTICE DEPARTMENT PROVIDES FOIA CONTACTS FOR MOST FEDERAL AGENCIES
> By Michael Ravnitzky , mikerav@...
> The United States Department of Justice website FOIA.gov provides a
> convenient page identifying Freedom of Information Contacts for most
> government agencies. The main page, containing a handful of the largest
> agencies, is located here:
> At the bottom of this page is a link that says:
> View the full list of agencies for information on how to make a FOIA
> That leads to a two page table with links to most federal agencies here:
> Although a bit cumbersome to navigate, this can be a useful reference
> you may wish to ask several agencies for records.
> For example, now that the March 1, 2013 deadline has passed, federal
> agencies have sequestration planning documents available upon request. To
> do this, just select the agencies of interest and send a request to each
> asking for a copy of any and all sequestration planning records. Given
> incoming mail screening delays that can add 20 days or more, a fax or
> emailed request, or a request submitted using an online link, will elicit
> much quicker response.
> There are a handful of agencies missing from the DOJ listing, but that
> be the subject of a future note.
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