Cause of Action and 13 other groups sent a letter to OGIS urging it to investigate the agency practice of sending “administrative closure” letters.
FOIA Request (July 2, 2012) Production (August 6, 2012)
The Des Moines Register: The Register’s Editorial: Obama administration is wrong to stiff-arm inspectors
Read the full story: The Des Moines Register In August, the nonprofit organization Cause of Action sued the administration, claiming the president’s attorneys have interfered with Freedom of Information Act disclosures simply to prevent the release of information that could be embarrassing to the president.
On September 29, a federal district judge in Washington ruled in Cause of Action’s favor.
Obama administration targeting taxpayers for harassment.
Read the full story: Courthouse News Service Plaintiff Cause of Action, a nonprofit formerly known as the Freedom through Justice Foundation, filed a wide-ranging Freedom of Information Act request with the Internal Revenue Service in October 2012. Among the items it sought were any documents related to investigations of […]
Read the full story: Washington Free Beacon Cause of Action filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit after TIGTA refused to confirm or deny the existence of the investigation in what is commonly known as a “Glomar response.” “The court has ruled that the federal government cannot hide […]
Court Rules that TIGTA Must Process FOIA Request Regarding Investigations Into Tax Records Improperly Shared with the President
Cause of Action called for the Obama administration to review the Craig Memo and either withdraw it or clearly define “White House equities.”
Government watchdog group Cause of Action is suing 12 federal agencies for allowing the White House to conduct politically review of FOIA requests