Office of Information Policy

Office of Information Policy

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Meet the Director

Meet the Director

Melanie Ann Pustay Director of the Office of Information Policy
Director, Office of Information Policy

Melanie Ann Pustay became the Director of the Office of Information Policy of the United States Department of Justice in 2007.

The FOIA Post

Monday, September 8, 2014

GSA's 18F team highlights efforts towards our National Action Plan commitment to develop a consolidated FOIA request service.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Celebrating the fifth year of the President's and Attorney General's FOIA Memoranda, today OIP releases its newly revamped assessment of Agencies' 2014 Chief FOIA Officer Reports and a series of Success Stories reported by key agencies.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Building off of discussions from the new Best Practices Workshop series, today OIP is issuing new guidance to agencies on reducing backlogs and improving timeliness.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Today OIP issues its Summary of Annual FOIA Reports for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013, providing a comprehensive picture of the government’s FOIA activities during FY 2013 and comparing trends from the prior fiscal years.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Yesterday’s Best Practices Workshop provided an informative discussion on a number of ways agencies have, and can continue to, increase proactive disclosure and improve the quality of the information posted online.

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September 30, 2014
Washington, DC
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Melanie Ann Pustay


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(202) 514 - FOIA (3642)

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