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Summary of Annual FOIA Reports for Fiscal Year 2016

Categories: Govt Information,Govt Secrecy,Laws/Regulations

https://www.justice.gov/oip/reports/fy_2016_annual_report_summary.pdf/download

Shows total number of Freedom of Information Act requests for information received by federal agencies during 2016, a 10% increase over 2015, and the highest number received in any year since the passage of the law.  Also shows number of requests processed, the outcome of requests, backlogged requests and average processing time.  From the Justice Department