News Highlights - February 1, 2017

Bureau Hid Doubts About Reliability of Stingray Evidence Behind Redaction Marks
House Democrats Seek Background on Rumored Inspector General Firings
Surge in information requests, hiring freeze puts pressure on overburdened FOIA offices

News Highlights - January 31, 2017

Hill staffers secretly worked on Trump's immigration order
Rubio: State Department Not Talking To My Staff About Travel Ban
Trump Broadcasts His National Security Directives
Secret Docs Reveal: President Trump Has Inherited an FBI With Vast Hidden Powers

News Highlights - January 30, 2017

Emboldened by Trump, some police unions seek to overhaul Obama’s reforms
Sen Warren says Labor Dept removed website for Wells Fargo employees
What’s Up With the Office of Management and Budget Website?

News Highlights - January 27, 2017

The NSA Has Found a New Way to Categorically Deny FOIA Requests
Special Counsel Issues Reminder That Agencies Cannot Gag Whistleblowers
NARA’s FOIA committee considers accountability for agency information offices

News Highlights - January 24, 2017

Trump’s First Drone Strikes: How to Measure His Approach to Transparency and Accountability
EPA Freezes Grants, Tells Employees Not To Talk About It, Sources Say

News Highlights - January 23, 2017

What FOIA might look like under the Trump administration
Rogue Scientists Race to Save Climate Data from Trump
C.I.A. Torture Detailed in Newly Disclosed Documents
Boston Globe asks Trump to stop jailing, deporting immigrants in secret

News Highlights - January 18, 2017

Obama Commutes Bulk of Chelsea Manning’s Sentence
Ethics director calls for an open meeting about Trump’s divestiture plans
The CIA’s Secret History Is Now Online
Judge bars Seattle from releasing info about FBI surveillance cameras
Judge orders Justice Dept. to preserve official's private-account emails