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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.

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NEW Selective Service System (SSS) Transition briefing documents for the incoming Biden Administration, 2020-2021 - [PDF 2 MB 17-May-2021]

NEW Selective Service System (SSS) List of Headquarters Orders 2021, List of Headquarters Directives 2021, and the National Headquarters Readiness Plan (RP) 2009 - [PDF 1.5 MB 17-May-2021]

NEW Selective Service System (SSS) Call and Deliver Division Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) 2012, Selective Service Lottery Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) 2012, and Call and Deliver Phase 2 Induction Exercise (CDPII) Confirmation Brief 2018 -  [PDF 6 MB 17-May-2021]

NEW Selective Service System (SSS) After Action Report: Call And Deliver Phase I - Lottery Exercise, 2018 - [PDF 4.5 MB 17-May-2021]

NEW Ten (10) Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Reports of Investigation (ROI), 2019-2020 - [PDF 4.5 MB 17-May-2021]

NEW List of Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Office of Inspector General Investigations Closed in CY 2020 - [PDF 3.2 MB 17-May-2021]

NEW Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Ten (10) most recent notification emails distributed by the National Operations Center (NOC) Duty Director (NDD), 2020 - [PDF 3 MB 10-May-2021]

NEW Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Emails including the word "Hate" from Katharine Gorka, Jan 21, 2017 - Aug 17, 2017 - [PDF 14 MB 10-May-2021]

NEW Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Employee Useful Links and Information, 2019 -  [PDF 2 MB 10-May-2021]

NEW Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Sensitive Security Information (SSI) Program Documents, 2013, 2018 - [PDF 17 MB 10-May-2021]

NEW Email in the email account of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) FOIA Officer that contains the word “CREW," 2019 - [PDF 4.5 MB 10-May-2021]

NEW Transportation Security Administration (TSA) each finalized Public Affairs Guidance, January 2017-July 2020 - [PDF 6.7 MB 10-May-2021]

NEW Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Inspector General (OIG) Semiannual Report to the Director, 2011-2012 - [PDF 3.5 MB 03-May-2021]

NEW Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) releasable unpublished/unreleased reports on the status and accomplishments of the CIA Records Declassification Program (RDP), limited to the annual 'wrap-up' summaries, 1996-2016 - [PDF 6 MB 03-May-2021]

NEW National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) 2020 Second Term/Presidential Transition Briefing Book, 2020 -  [PDF 12.5 MB 03-May-2021]

NEW Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) from the National Right to Work Committee/National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, 2016-2020 - [PDF 6 MB 03-May-2021]

NEW Closing/final Memoranda for Sixteen (16) National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Closed Investigations, 2018-2019 - [PDF 730 KB 03-May-2021]

NEW National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Manual, 2008 (marked "Under Revision") - [PDF 2 MB 03-May-2021]

NEW US Geological Survey (USGS) Emails regarding the @realDonaldTrump twitter handle 2020 - [PDF 28.5 MB 26-Apr-2021]

NEW Records, reports and documents that discuss the Department of Defense (DoD) photographic and other experiments on the Gemini V (i.e Gemini 5) mission (launched August 21, 1965) that involved photography of the earth with high resolution cameras, 1965 - [PDF 8.5 MB 26-Apr-2021]

NEW US Air Force Air Technical Intelligence Center (ATIC) Technical Report Number 34: An Interpretation Of Markings On Foreign Airframes, Engines, And Components, 1952 -  [PDF 3.6 MB 26-Apr-2021]

NEW US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Inland Oil Spill Tabletop Exercise and Situation Manual, 2019 - [PDF 1.2 MB 26-Apr-2021]

NEW US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Filming agreements between the Fish and Wildlife Service and film producers/film makers, 2016-2020 - [PDF 8.25 MB 26-Apr-2021]

NEW Department of the Interior (DOI) Real Property Efficiency Plan Reduce the Footprint Policy Implementation FY 2020 - FY 2024, 2019 - [PDF 3.2 MB 26-Apr-2021]

NEW National Security Agency (NSA) Inspector General (OIG) Semiannual Reports to Congress, 1997-2003 - [PDF 5.5 MB 19-Apr-2021]

NEW Federal Reserve Board (FRB) Inspector General (OIG) Documents Related to the Investigation Regarding the Leak of Confidential Information from the September 2012 Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) Meeting, 2012-2017 - [PDF 30 MB 19-Apr-2021]

NEW Federal Reserve Board (FRB) Procurement Manual for Technical Personnel, 2016 -  [PDF 5.4 MB 19-Apr-2021]

NEW Federal Reserve Board (FRB) / Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) List of FOMC Memos and Restricted FOMC Documents, 1936 to 2015 - [PDF 3.7 MB 19-Apr-2021]

NEW Federal Reserve Board (FRB) Memorandum on Responsibilities of the Board under the Employment Act of 1946, 1971 - [PDF 2 MB 19-Apr-2021]

NEW Federal Reserve Board (FRB) Office of Inspector General Inspector General (OIG) Investigations closed during CY 2020 - [PDF 420 KB 19-Apr-2021]

NEW Unpublished History of the United States Marshals Service (USMS), 1977 - [PDF 6 MB 12-Apr-2021]

NEW United States Marshals Service (USMS) Prison Operations Division Office of Detention Standards and Compliance Reduction Review Manual 2016 - [PDF 2 MB 12-Apr-2021]

NEW United States Marshals Service (USMS) Responses to Congressional Questions for the Record 2017 - Sept 2020 -  [PDF 2.8 MB 12-Apr-2021]

NEW United States Marshals Service (USMS) Freedom of Information Act Case Log 2017-2018 - [PDF 10 MB 12-Apr-2021]

NEW List of United States Marshals Service (USMS) numbered forms and publications 2021 - [PDF 2.7 MB 12-Apr-2021]

NEW The ten oldest pending United States Marshals Service (USMS) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) appeal letters as of July 25, 2019 - [PDF 4 MB 12-Apr-2021]

NEW Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Directorate of Science and Technology (S&T) Historical Series: The Office of Scientific Intelligence (OSI), 1949-68, 1972 - [PDF 7 MB 05-Apr-2021]

NEW Department of Justice (DOJ) Civil Rights Division (CRD) Ten (10) Oldest pending Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request Letters, 2021 - [PDF 1.6 MB 05-Apr-2021]

NEW Department of Justice (DOJ) Civil Rights Division (CRD) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Case Log 2015-2020 -  [PDF 8.7 MB 05-Apr-2021]

NEW Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Case Log 2008-2010 - [PDF 2.7 MB 05-Apr-2021]

NEW National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Transition Briefing materials for the Incoming Biden Administration 2020 - [PDF 2 MB 05-Apr-2021]

NEW Procedures for processing of eagle carcasses, eagle pans, and/or eagle feathers used at the National Eagle and Wildlife Property Repository, 1988-2013 - [PDF 3.4 MB 05-Apr-2021]

NEW Department of Transportation (DOT) Real Property Capital Plan, 2020-2021 - [PDF 1 MB 29-Mar-2021]

NEW Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Case Logs 2010-2020 - [PDF 11 MB 29-Mar-2021]

NEW Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) Report to Congress on Leak Detection Studies, 2012 - [PDF 22.6 MB 29-Mar-2021]

NEW Environmental Protection Agency (FPA) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Case Logs 2008-2011 - [PDF 16.5 MB 29-Mar-2021]

NEW US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Patent Secrecy Statistics 2021 - [PDF 1 MB 29-Mar-2021]

NEW Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Human Capital Management Plan, 2019 - [PDF 2.2 MB 29-Mar-2021]

NEW Department of Education (ED) Transition Briefing materials for the Incoming Biden Administration 2020-2021 - [PDF 30 MB 22-Mar-2021]

NEW Department of Education (ED) Real Property Efficiency Plan FY 2020-FY 2024, 2019 - [PDF 4 MB 22-Mar-2021]

NEW US Census Bureau Historical documents about Census Bureau protection of Census Data 1980, 2005 -  [PDF 2.3 MB 22-Mar-2021]

NEW National Security Agency (NSA) Cover Page for Each Environmental Assessment, 1990-2009 - [PDF 1.5 MB 22-Mar-2021]

NEW Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Transition Briefing materials for the Incoming Biden Administration 2020 - [PDF 2.5 MB 22-Mar-2021]

UPDATED Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) employee newsletter, FERC Insider, 2016-2018 - [PDF 34 MB 22-Mar-2021] 

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