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NEW Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Presentation from 2019 BOP Training Session on Transparency - [PDF 1.5 MB - 20-May-2024]

NEW Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Inspector General (DODIG) DODIG-2023-004, Evaluation of the DoD Processes and Procedures to Alert DoD Officials in the Event the Presidential Emergency Satchel is Lost, Stolen, or Compromised 2022 - [PDF 1.5 MB - 20-May-2024]

NEW U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Transition Briefing for the Incoming Biden Administration, 2020 - [PDF 3.2 MB - 20-May-2024]

NEW National Institutes of Health (NIH) Transition Briefing for the Incoming Biden Administration, 2020 - [PDF 28 MB - 20-May-2024]

NEW Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Report on US Attorney misconduct for having an intimate relationship with a subordinate 2021 - [PDF 1.3 MB - 20-May-2024]

NEW Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Information Policy (OIP) Compliance Team Handbook 2021 - [PDF 1.2 MB - 20-May-2024]

NEW List of restricted reports at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Boulder Laboratories Library 2023 - [PDF 1.7 MB - 13-May-2024]

NEW US International Trade Commission (USITC) Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and Meeting Record of the Performance Management and Strategic Planning Committee (PMSPC) 2019-2021 - [PDF 5.7 MB - 13-May-2024]

NEW US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Patent Secrecy Orders - Statistics 2021 - [PDF 650 KB - 13-May-2024]

NEW US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Financial Advisory Board (FAB) Meeting Minutes 2015 - [PDF 5.4 MB - 13-May-2024]

NEW US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Patent Cooperation Treaty - Patent Prosecution Highway Agreements 2020-2021 - [PDF 1 MB - 13-May-2024]

NEW Reports Prepared by US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) Evaluation Office, May 2017 - May 2024 - [PDF 560 KB - 13-May-2024]

NEW Department of Education (DOE/ED) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Exhibits from the DOE Office of Inspector General Investigation regarding Student Assistance Corporation (SAC) regarding Student Loans 2002-2008 - [PDF 29.3 MB - 06-May-2024]

NEW Department of Education (ED) Meeting Minutes: President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, September 2019 to September 2020 - [PDF 12.8 MB - 06-May-2024]

NEW Department of Education (ED) senior officials' emails containing the word Princeton 2020-2023 - [PDF 4.4 MB - 06-May-2024]

NEW Department of Education (ED) Directive on Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) 2019 - [PDF 3 MB - 06-May-2024]

NEW Department of Education (ED) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Backlog Reduction Plan 2018 (?) - [PDF 2 MB - 06-May-2024]

NEW Department of Education (ED) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) 2016/2021 - [PDF 4.9 MB - 06-May-2024]

NEW National Security Agency (NSA) Oral History of Roy C. Crippen, Director of DEFSMAC 1983-1986, OH 1988-05, 1988 - [PDF 1.9 MB - 29-Apr-2024]

NEW U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Case Logs 2012 - 2020, and 2023 - [PDF 1.5 MB - 29-Apr-2024]

NEW U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) India Energy and Smart Grid Projects Desk Studies 2019 - [PDF 3.1 MB - 29-Apr-2024]

NEW U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) Performance and Accountability Reports, 2017-2019 - [PDF 29.7 MB - 29-Apr-2024]

NEW List of reports by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) Evaluations Office as of May 2017 (2004-2012) - [PDF 770 KB - 29-Apr-2024]

NEW TDA Handbook, Program and Administrative Policies and Procedures of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), 1998 - [PDF 11.8 MB - 29-Apr-2024]

NEW U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) Congressional Budget Justifications, 2021 and 2022 - [PDF 1.4 MB - 29-Apr-2024]

UPDATED Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) File No. 65-HQ-74480, Foreign Intelligence Analysis, 1972-1988 - [PDF 32 MB - 15-Apr-2024]
An additional 679 pages released upon appeal

NEW National Park Service (NPS) Inventory of Public Property in and Belonging to The Executive Mansion (White House) 2018-2019 - [PDF 6.7 MB - 15-Apr-2024]

NEW Department of the Interior (DOI) Emails to or from Heather Swift that contain the word FOIA, July 2017-January 2018 - [PDF 17.6 MB - 15-Apr-2024]

NEW Department of the Interior (DOI) Solicitor's Manual 2023 - [PDF 2.4 MB - 15-Apr-2024]

NEW Department of the Interior (DOI) Briefing Books for Interior Secretary Zinke, 2017-2018 - [PDF 8 MB - 15-Apr-2024]

NEW Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) listing of Inspector General (OIG) investigations closed during CY 2018 and CY 2019 - [PDF 780 KB - 15-Apr-2024]

NEW US Navy Office of Naval Research (ONR) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Case Logs 2019-2023 - [PDF 1.7 MB - 08-Apr-2024]

NEW National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Title page and table of contents for each After-Action Report on a Nuclear Emergency Support Team (NEST) Exercise 1989-2020 - [PDF 2.7 MB - 08-Apr-2024]

NEW Plan for modernization of the General Services Administration (GSA) information Technology Network, 2023 - [PDF 1.8 MB - 08-Apr-2024]

NEW Communications between the General Services Administration (GSA) and Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) regarding property near Greenbelt Metro Station for a new Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Headquarters 2022 - [PDF 13.4 MB - 08-Apr-2024]

NEW Export Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) Subject: Transition Briefing for the Incoming Biden Administration, 2021 - [PDF 1.8 MB - 08-Apr-2024]

NEW Export Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) Risk Management Committee Agendas (2017-2021) and Meeting Minutes (2020) - [PDF 2.1 MB - 08-Apr-2024]

NEW National Security Agency (NSA) Tales of the Krypt (KRYPTOS Society newsletters) 1994-2003 - [PDF 36 MB - 01-Apr-2024]

NEW Handouts from Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) sponsored Intelligence Community Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Difficult Issues Forum Meetings, 2014-2016 - [PDF 2 MB - 01-Apr-2024]

NEW Department of Labor (DOL) Office of the Solicitor (SOL) Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) 2019 - [PDF 2.3 MB - 01-Apr-2024]

NEW Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) List of Unlocatable Workers in the Back Wage Employee Locator 2021 - [PDF 5.6 MB - 01-Apr-2024]

NEW Department of Labor (DOL) Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) Agency Management Plans 2022-2023 - [PDF 10.6 MB - 01-Apr-2024]

NEW List of Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB) Office of Participant Services (OPS) Policies and Procedures 2022 - [PDF 729 KB - 01-Apr-2024]

NEW Department of Commerce (DOC) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Investigation of False Claims on Bullet Proof Vests 2007-2022 - [PDF 2.2 MB - 25-Mar-2024]

NEW Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Report on Valuation Methods for Nonfatal Injuries 2015-2017 - [PDF 11.5 MB - 25-Mar-2024]

NEW Export Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) Nonpayment Write Offs 2011-2020 - [PDF 1 MB - 25-Mar-2024]

NEW Export Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) inspector General (OIG) Investigations closed during CY2020 - [PDF 1.3 MB - 25-Mar-2024]

NEW First Page of the Report of each Peace Corps Inspector General (OIG) Investigation Closed during CY2018 and CY2019 - [PDF 24 MB - 25-Mar-2024]

NEW Morris K. Udall and Steward L. Udall Foundation (Udall Foundation) Organizational Assessment 2016 - [PDF 1 MB - 25-Mar-2024]

NEW Commission on Fine Arts (CFA) communications between the White House and the CFA, May 1, 2021 to June 7, 2021 - [PDF 1 MB - 18-Mar-2024]

NEW Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) Investigations closed during 2021 and 2022 - [PDF 1.5 MB - 18-Mar-2024]

NEW List of Export Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) Policies 2020 - [PDF 1.2 MB - 18-Mar-2024]

NEW Export Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) Agendas for EXIM Annual Conferences, 2018-2022 - [PDF 1.6 MB - 18-Mar-2024]

NEW United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) List of Memoranda of Agreement 2022 - [PDF 1.5 MB - 18-Mar-2024]

NEW United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Catalog of USPTO Training Courses 2020-2021 - [PDF 4.6 MB - 18-Mar-2024]

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