Monday, July 18, 2016
The OPA has officially announced - what we have known for some time now: it "does not respond" to "every item of correspondence." Apparently, this applies to FOIA requests as well.
Indeed, there was a time, not so long ago, when the types of requests we made were received, acknowledged and fulfilled in two weeks. Under the new, "revamped" system - where no one sleeps at night until applications are addressed - no one bothers to even acknowledge receipt of such requests, and you may find yourself sending your FOIA requests a birthday card, or two. Time to move this dog and pony show out of the hands of DOJ.
We have written the U.S. Pardon Attorney, Robert A. Zauzmer, re our concerns with this ugly neglect and have received no response. Maybe this announcement is the only response we will ever get.