Agency-by-agency sites giving public access to information and explaining how to make information requests within that agency, as required by the federal Freedom of Information Act and other sunshine laws that make government documents accessible to the public.
Freedom of Information Act Office for the Centers for Disease Control, as well as the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). Included at the site are publications, resources, contractor registries and significant FOIAs.
Guide with text of both the Freedom of Information Act of 1966 and the Privacy Act of 1974. Created in 2005 as online text and PDF by the House Government Reform Committee, 85 pages.
Freedom of Information Act site for the CFTC provides links to statutes and regulations, reading room, electronic records, and frequently requested publications.
This office advises the public and Department of Ed employees regarding FOIA requests and information available to the public.
Accessing DHS records through the Freedom of Information Act
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) information relating to the US Department of Justice and all federal agencies. Provides a useful reference guide and links to agency FOIA sites.
Annual reports, hot documents and links to the agency's FOI resources.
Freedom of Information Act Office for the Department of the Interior, including an electronic reading room, FOIA guides and reference materials.
EPA's Freedom of Information Office.
Displays frequently requested documents on famous crimes and personalities released under the Freedom of Information Act.
Freedom of Information Act Office site from the FAA.
Delivers documents acquired from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration using the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Over 150,000 documents are available, covering medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biologics, and foods.
FGI secures competitive information and government documents from federal, state and local sources.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Freedom of Information site, including annual reports and frequently requested documents.
A broad-based, citizen-oriented organization formed to educate citizens and to protect their rights to obtain access to public records and meetings.
The National Aeronautical and Space Administration's Freedom of Information Act site contains links to various FOIA offices throughout the agency, as well as links to the reading room and other NASA resources.
Information about holdings of and use of the Research Rooms of the United States National Archives and Records Administration
A nonpartisan alliance of citizen-driven, nonprofit, freedom of information organizations working to protect the public's right to oversee its government.
NOAA's Freedom of Information Act page provides users with reports, policies and guides on accessing public information in the agency.
Hot documents and a few other links from the National Park Service's Freedom of Information Act.
NSF Freedom of Information Act page has regulations, reports and handbooks about making FOIA requests, as well as commonly requested documents available online.
Main site for the Pentagon's administration of the Freedom of Information Act. It provides general FOIA information and links to other relevant Department of Defense FOIA organizations.
The SEC Freedom of Information Act site explains the SEC's FOIA program and provides frequently requested documents, an electronic reading room and agency regulations.
Regulations, annual reports, frequently requested documents and other resources pertaining to the Freedom of Information Act from the US Social Security Administration.
Resources for journalists and the public on issues involving access to government records and activities and freedom of information education, including a discussion group.
Promotes public access to government information through a set of national events. Issues information, media materials, ideas for activities, and background information on open government topics.
Displays frequently requested documents released under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); special collections of continuing public interest; and regulations, policy statements, administrative rulings and manuals, and other reference materials.
Main Freedom of Information Act site for the Department of the Treasury, including an electronic reading room and a list of the agency's major information systems.
Freedom of Information Act office for the US Department of Transportation.
The Freedom of Information Act Office for the US Forest Service, including frequently requested records and a reference guide.
The Freedom of Information Act site for the USGS contains an organization chart, an electronic directory, instructional memoranda and other FOIA resources for the agency.
The USPTO Freedom of Information Act office maintains an electronic reading room and regulations on its web site.
Main page for the VA's Freedom of Information Act information, providing access to annual FOIA reports and an electronic reading room.
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