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Government sets new FOIA failure record: Can find NO files for 1 in 6 FOIA requests

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    Sunshine Week 2016 may be over, but the public’s right to access public government information in order to make the government accountable never ends.

    Before Barack Obama was president, he repeatedly promised many things that never came to fruition such as to provide the “most transparent” administration in history.

    But the truth is that the Obama administration has set an all-time new record for failure to provide documents via FOIA requests. The Associated Press analyzed FOIA requests sent to 100 federal government agencies in 2015 – the final figures to be released during Obama’s administration.

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