OGIS Reports and Recommendations
The Office of Government Information Services reports to the President, Congress, and the public on the activities and accomplishments of the organization. OGIS regularly solicits and suggests improvements to FOIA through best practices documents, in the course of facilitating resolutions to FOIA disputes, in our Dispute Resolution Skills Training for FOIA Professionals program, in posts on our blog, at requester and agency roundtable meetings, and through review of agency FOIA regulations.
OGIS Recommendations to Improve the FOIA Process, 2012 - 2014
- Cover letter to Senate Judiciary Committee, March 12, 2013
- Cover letter to House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, March 12, 2013
The National Archives and Records Administration's (NARA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) completed an audit of the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) in September of 2012. Thereport details their findings and recommendations.
- Cover letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee, April 24, 2012
- Cover letter to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, April 24, 2012
- Letter to Senate Judiciary Committee regarding OGIS recommendations, April 13, 2012
OGIS Suggestions for Improving FOIA, March 2012
Building a Bridge Between FOIA Requesters and Federal Agencies - March 2014
Building a Bridge Between FOIA Requesters and Federal Agencies - March 2013
Building a Bridge Between FOIA Requesters and Federal Agencies - March 2012
Building Bridges Between FOIA Requesters and Federal Agencies - March 2011
- October through March 2011OGIS Snapshot FY 2011
- October through January 2011
OGIS First Year in Review
- September 2010
For more information regarding the reports and/or recommendations, or to suggest improvements to FOIA, please contact us.