A new report on Freedom of Information Act performance says “the governmentâ€™s overall FOIA performance remains at the lowest point since agency reporting began in 1998, despite President Bushâ€™s executive order last December directing agencies to become more service oriented and reform legislation introduced in the Congress.”
- The Waiting Game: FOIA Performance Hits New Lows (pdf) Coalition of Journalists for Open Government.
The Coalition collected the FOIA performance reports from the 15 Cabinet-level departments and 15 agencies dating back to 1998.
Also see: Report finds little progress processing FOIA requests, by Daniel Pulliam, GovExec.com, March 5, 2007.
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