New Documents Show How FTC Lobbied Sen. Jay Rockefeller To Kill FOIA Reform

The FTC lobbied former Senator Jay Rockefeller to hold up Freedom Of Information Act reform legislation late last year.

Washington Examiner: New Voices for 2015

Dan Epstein, Cause of Action’s Executive Director, makes the Washington Examiner’s “New Voices for 2015″ list.

The Hill: Federal secrecy watchdog has yet to bite

The Office of Special Counsel needs to hold government officials accountable.

CQ Researcher: Presidential Power

Dan Epstein, Cause of Action’s Executive Director, comments on how President Obama has abused his power.

Newsmax: Obama Administration Refuses to Release IRS Targeting Documents

The IRS is withholding FOIA documents requested by The Hill that target conservative groups.

Washington Free Beacon: Obama Admin Stonewalling FOIA Requests on IRS Scandal

The Obama administration is refusing to release more than 500 documents to The Hill concerning the IRS targeting scandal.

The Hill: Obama administration won’t release IRS targeting documents

Cause of Action announced in December that the agency declined to fork over more than 2,000 documents related to a FOIA request.

Cause of Action’s Statement on Senate Judiciary Committee Passing FOIA Improvement Act

We hope that the actions of the Senate today and the House earlier this week are continued positive steps to improve FOIA.

Washington Free Beacon: Watchdog Group Appeals Government’s Definition of Media

Cause of Action argued in a federal appeals court that the FTC wrongly denied several of its FOIA requests.

ABA Panel Presentation: FOIA: Considerations for Practitioners

CoA Executive Director Dan Epstein’s January 26, 2015 ABA Presentation on FOIA.