What is FOIA?

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a law that gives you the right to access information from the federal government. It is often described as the law that keeps citizens in the know about their government.

FOIA Data at a Glance - FY 2008 & 2009 & 2010 (available data on FOIA.gov, from across all agencies of the U.S. Government)FOIA Data at a Glance - FY2008, FY2009, FY2010

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FBI Releases Files on Notable Figures

The Vault, the FBI's electronic records library, adds new material on notable public figures

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CIA Declassifies and Releases Documents on Secret 1972 Spy Satellite Capsule Recovery Mission

Documents and visual files detail joint CIA/U.S. Navy mission to recover a spy satellite from 16,400 feet beneath the Pacific Ocean

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Department of State Seal

State Department Posts Collection of Documents Related to the Keystone XL Project

Documents detail various aspects of the proposed project, including environmental, historical, and cultural concerns from various stakeholders

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Ale to the Chief: White House Beer Recipe

White House Chef, Responding to Popular Demand, Posts Recipe and Video for beer brewed at the White House

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