Office of Information Policy

Office of Information Policy

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

Friday, March 16, 2018

OIP Director testifies during Sunshine Week hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee

Friday, March 9, 2018

Newly published FOIA Litigation and Compliance Report details a range of efforts by OIP to encourage government-wide compliance with the FOIA, including new policy guidance, robust government-wide training, and several other open government initiatives.

Friday, March 9, 2018

OIP is pleased to announce that the Fiscal Year 2017 Annual FOIA Report data for all 116 agencies subject to the FOIA is now available on The FY2017 Annual FOIA Report data shows that even when faced with unprecedented demand, agencies processed over 800,000 requests for the first time.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Check out the new National FOIA Portal on and provide us your feedback

Friday, February 2, 2018

Kicking off Sunshine Week 2018 by celebrating the hard work of the thousands of FOIA professionals across the government and sharing FOIA best practices.

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