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Bush’s order ‘barely made a dent’ in FOIA backlog.

By Amanda Terkel on March 16, 2008 at 7:46 pm

"Bush’s order ‘barely made a dent’ in FOIA backlog."

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A new study by the National Security Archive finds that despite “ordering improvements more than two years ago, President Bush has barely made a dent in the huge backlog of unanswered requests under the Freedom of Information Act.” Of government agencies with backlogs, “31 percent even saw pending requests rise during the two years.”

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