freedom of information

Document reveals how BLM will spread offices across country

An internal draft document reviewed by CNN reveals how individual offices within the Bureau of Land Management will be spread out across states and time zones under the agency's proposed reorganization plan, putting federal workers who once worked together in Washington thousands of miles apart.

EPA changes transparency rules

The Environmental Protection Agency is making changes to its transparency rules that include explicitly granting the administrator the authority to decide which public records the agency will release or withhold.

Political appointees decide on FOIA releases at Interior

The Interior Department has developed a second, undisclosed internal Freedom of Information Act review policy, which requires certain political appointees to sign off on documents before releasing them publicly, according to internal emails and documents reviewed by CNN.

Judge rejects request to release Trump's tax returns

A federal appellate court has rejected a non-profit organization's attempt to obtain President Donald Trump's tax records from the Internal Revenue Service by filing a Freedom of Information Act request.