CoA Institute Sues OMB, Compelling it to Take Transparency Policy Seriously

Cause of Action Institute (“CoA Institute”) has sued the White House Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) for failing to respond to two petitions for rulemaking that CoA Institute submitted to the agency.  These two petitions—both aimed at increasing government transparency—were filed during the Obama Administration but were ignored. One […]

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.

Cause of Action Challenges FTC in Court for Obstructing Transparency

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

Washington Free Beacon: Nonprofit Challenges Government Definition of a Media Outlet

Read the full story: Washington Free Beacon Cause of Action also points out that the U.S. District Court for Washington, D.C., recognized a similar watchdog group as a member of the media in a 2003 decision. “The FTC’s repeated denial of our status as a news media organization threatens all […]

Washington Examiner: Cause of Action asks court to stop FTC abuse of FOIA fee waiver authority

Read the full story: Washington Examiner In an appeal filed Monday in the D.C. appeals court, Cause of Action argued that the FTC got it completely wrong because the courts ruled in 2003 that the Electronic Privacy Information Center, another nonprofit government watchdog, qualified as a news representative.   Cause of Action […]

Related Documents: Cause of Action v. Federal Trade Commission

FTC’s decision denying Cause of Action’s fee waiver could have a crippling effect on government transparency.

Cause of Action Files Notice of Appeal to Challenge FTC’s Vendetta to Shield Agency Records

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