New Interior FOIA Rule Could Make it Harder to Get Public Documents

From: The Hill

“An Interior spokesperson would not answer questions about the rule change, citing the government shutdown. The rule was signed by Principal Deputy Solicitor Daniel Jorjani, a former adviser to Charles and David Koch. An Interior spokesperson in early December cited increased litigation, largely stemming from the FOIA backlog, as a reason for the rearrangement, saying it will allow more “consistency.””

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