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

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Embracing President Obama’s and Attorney General Holder’s emphasis on the importance of agencies working with FOIA requesters “in a spirit of cooperation,” OIP releases new guidance designed to improve agencies’ use of “still-interested” letters. 

Friday, May 1, 2015

OIP's Summary of Fiscal Year 2014 Annual FOIA Reports looks at government-wide data for many key statistics in FOIA administration.  

Thursday, April 9, 2015

The Department of Justice issues new, updated FOIA regulations that focus on customer service.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

OIP recaps its Best Practices Workshop on Customer Service and seeks suggestions for new topics for this ongoing series.

Friday, March 20, 2015

The Department of Justice and agencies across the government post their 2015 Chief FOIA Officer Reports alongside a compilation of success stories from this year's reports.

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July 14, 2015 to July 15, 2015
Washington, DC
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Melanie Ann Pustay


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