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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 "FOIA LOGS" or "DOCUMENTS" links above.

Newly added files listings/links:

NEW Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Overview of the 9/11 Investigation Slide Show, 2014 - [PDF 2.3 MB 24-Jul-2017]

NEW Letter correspondence at the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) to or from the Government Accountability Office (GAO), 2016-2017 - [PDF 2 MB 24-Jul-2017]

NEW Office of Government Ethics (OGE) unpublished Ethics Program Review reports, CY 2003 - CY 2004 - [PDF 11 MB 24-Jul-2017]

NEW Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Congressional Correspondence, 2017 - [PDF 47 MB 24-Jul-2017]

NEW Closing documents for fifty-one (51) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Inspector General (OIG) Investigations. 2013-2017 - [PDF 27 MB 24-Jul-2017]

NEW US Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR) Regional Program Unit Organizational Assessment, Final Report, 2016 - [PDF 460 KB 24-Jul-2017]

NEW Database of all active vehicles managed by the General Services Administration (GSA) as of November 2016 - [Excel Workbook 6.8 MB 17-Jul-2017]

NEW Meeting agendas for General Services Administration (GSA) Chief Financial Officers (CFO) Council meetings, 2015-2016 - [PDF 1.2 MB 17-Jul-2017]

NEW List of the 471 historic buildings managed by the General Services Administration (GSA), 2016 - [PDF 750 KB 17-Jul-2017]

NEW General Services Administration (GSA) current Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) training materials, 2017 - [PDF 5.3 MB 17-Jul-2017]

NEW General Services Administration (GSA) records concerning public access to the clock tower at the Old Post Office Pavilion (formerly known as the Old Post Office and Clock Tower), in Washington DC, 2017 - [PDF 1.75 MB 17-Jul-2017]

NEW California Department of Public Health (CDPH) correspondence to and from Reuters/ThomsonReuters, and/or Joshua Schneyer and/or M.B. Pell, concerning the Reuters public records request for statistics on elevated lead tests in California communities, 2016-2017 - [PDF 2.4 MB 17-Jul-2017]

NEW Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) document POL-OED-ESB-2: CFTC Policy: Responding to Incidents Involving CFTC Confidential Information, 2015 - [PDF 1.6 MB 10-Jul-2017]

NEW Two Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) policies regarding retaliation prohibition and a copy of the Contracting Officer Representative training programs, 2016-2017 - [PDF 5.7 MB 10-Jul-2017]

NEW Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) closed investigations, CY 2014 - CY 2015 - [PDF 6.6 MB 10-Jul-2017]

NEW Listing of Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) Investigations relating to Guantanamo, 2000-2016 - [PDF 4 MB 10-Jul-2017]

NEW FOIA Appeals Log for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), 2009-2016 - [PDF 9.3 MB 10-Jul-2017]

NEW List of Veterans Affairs (VA) Inspector General (OIG) investigations closed, CY 2015 - CY 2016 - [PDF 1.9 MB 10-Jul-2017]

NEW Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) publication: Legal Aspects Of Impeachment: An Overview, 1974 - [PDF 1.3 MB 03-Jul-2017]

NEW A listing/printout of contracts and statements of work from each contract from NRO to the firm Booz Allen or Booz Allen Hamilton, 2009-2013 - [PDF 1.2 MB 03-Jul-2017]

NEW National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) FY 2010 Regional Action Plans for Regions 1, 4-10 - [PDF 770 KB 03-Jul-2017]

NEW US Central Command (USCENTCOM) FOIA Productivity Status reports, October 2014 - September 2016 - [PDF 3 MB 03-Jul-2017]

NEW Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Office of Law Enforcement (OLE)/Federal Air Marshal Service (FAMS) Security Services and Assessments Sensitive Security Information (SSI) Policies and Procedures Handbook, 2016 - [PDF 1.2 MB 03-Jul-2017]

NEW Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Office of Audit Services (OAS) Audit Policies And Procedures Manual, 2016 - [PDF 1.9 MB 03-Jul-2017]

NEW Four (4) documents from the Voice of America (VOA) Employee Orientation section of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Intranet, 2017 - [PDF 1.3 MB 26-Jun-2017]

NEW Five (5) most recent Monthly Reports to the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) (2015) - [PDF 1.2 MB 26-Jun-2017]

NEW Index of legal opinions of the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) General Counsel, 1967 - [PDF 770 KB 26-Jun-2017]

NEW List of Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Inspector General (OIG) investigations closed CY 2010 - CY 2016 - [PDF 3 MB 26-Jun-2017]

NEW Four (4) Legal Services Corporation (LSC) records, 2009-2013 - [PDF 1.2 MB 26-Jun-2017]

NEW Office of Special Counsel (OSC) Congressional Budget Justifications, 2007-2009 - [PDF 1.9 MB 26-Jun-2017]

NEW Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Broadcasting Administrative Manual (BAM), 2017 - [PDF 25 MB 19-Jun-2017]

NEW Internal memos and reports on the extent and impact of satellite jamming on Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) signals, 2015-2016 - [PDF 25 MB 19-Jun-2017]

NEW Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) briefing materials related to the Presidential transition, 2016-2017 - [PDF 3.5 MB 19-Jun-2017]

NEW Voice of America (VOA) Journalism Best Practices Guide, 2017 - [PDF 3 MB 19-Jun-2017]

NEW U.S. Trade And Development Agency (USTDA) All Staff Meeting Minutes, 2012-2013 - [PDF 5.7 MB 19-Jun-2017]

NEW Reports of Investigation for Three (3) Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Inspector General (OIG) investigations, 2009-2011 - [PDF 1.8 MB 19-Jun-2017]

NEW Department of Homeland Security (DHS) After Action Reports for Three (3) Top Officials (TOPOFF) Exercises, 2003-2006 and TOPOFF) 4 Exercise Evaluator Handbook, 2007 - [PDF 75.5 MB 12-Jun-2017]
NOTE: This is a large file; 76 Megabytes

NEW Unpublished internal FEMA reports and studies concerning risks from geomagnetic storms and solar flares, 2010 - [PDF 6 MB 12-Jun-2017]

NEW US Geological Survey (USGS) quarterly FOIA program reports: USGS Accomplishments, FY 2015-2016 2016 - [PDF 285 KB 12-Jun-2017]

NEW US Geological Survey (USGS) Fundamental Science Practices (intranet web pages), 2010-2017 - [PDF 1.9 MB 12-Jun-2017]

NEW Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) leadership commentaries: Leadership Best Practices, 2009-2011 - [PDF 1.5 MB 12-Jun-2017]

NEW List of Legal Services Corporation (LSC) Inspector General (OIG) investigations, 2015-2016 - [PDF 560 KB 12-Jun-2017]

NEW Ten oldest pending National Highway Transportation Safety Administration's (NHTSA) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and letter of appeal for each of the NHTSA' s five oldest pending FOIA appeals, 2017 - [PDF 3.2 MB 05-Jun-2017]

NEW National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) Comprehensive Records Schedule, 2017 - [PDF 2.1 MB 05-Jun-2017]

NEW FOIA request log for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), CY 2016 - [PDF 1.7 MB 05-Jun-2017]

NEW Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) Ethics Handbook, 2011 - [PDF 1.2 MB 05-Jun-2017]

NEW Closing documents for nine (9) Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) Inspector General (OIG) investigations, 2015-2016 - [PDF 3.2 MB 05-Jun-2017]

NEW Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Inspector General (OIG) investigations closed 2010-2012 - [PDF 900 KB 05-Jun-2017]

NEW Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Facilities Management Policy, Information Security Technology Policy, 2010 and Policy and Procedures List, 2017 - [PDF 1 MB 29-May-2017]

NEW Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Office of Quality Assurance Policies and Procedures Manual, 2016 and FHFA Acquisition Procedures Manual, 2015 - [PDF 792 KB 29-May-2017]

NEW Department of Commerce Manual of Security Policies and Procedures, 2012-2016 - [PDF 10 MB 29-May-2017]

NEW List of Defense Criminal Investigative Service (DCIS) investigations closed CY 2010 - CY 2015 - [PDF 5.7 MB 29-May-2017]

NEW Listing of Army War College Individual Research Reports for all years - [PDF 1.2 MB 29-May-2017]

NEW Title pages of Unpublished Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) Orders 011, 012, 020, 034, 036, 040, and 041, undated - [PDF 1 MB 29-May-2017]


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