Could New Software Speed Up FOIA Responses?

From: Government Executive

“The Environmental Protection Agency, for example, recently told one requester that a spike in FOIA inquiries under now-departed Administrator Scott Pruitt has extended average processing times to 388 working days, according to the nonprofit advocacy group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. “As a result, FOIA backlogs are ballooning, more lawsuits are filed, and prospects for transparency dim,” PEER Executive Director Jeff Ruch said last week.”

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