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.

The Hill: Six recommendations to make Washington more transparent

Our elected officials can start by taking up transparency and accountability issues to make the government more accountable to taxpayers.

Cause of Action Challenges FTC in Court for Obstructing Transparency

Agency Threatens the Integrity of FOIA, Conduct Part of a Larger Pattern

Washington Examiner: FOIA advocates disagree on timing of reform measure moving through Senate

The FOIA Improvement Act sets limits on the ability of agencies to stonewall requesters