FAA & Other Agencies, Using Pay-to-Play and Other Tactics to Deny Us Our Rights Under Federal FOIA Laws

It is a separate issue, yet thoroughly intertwined: the ongoing revelations about Hillary Clinton’s emails on a private server, expose the fact that our elected officials and agency leaders – all the way to the top, and regardless of which … Continue reading

FOIA: A Neo-Journalist Calls for Less Government Transparency

It’s a sad day when a person such as Matthew Yglesias, pretending to be a journalist, advocates AGAINST transparency by public officials. (Q: has the term been created yet, can we just call him a neo-journalist?[1]) Below is an interesting pair of articles, … Continue reading


Numerous FOIA resources have been developed within the aiREFORM.com website, accessible via the following links: FAA Order 1270.1 – FAA’s 41-page FOIA Order, 6/13/2000 FOIA History FOIA Process & Exemptions FOIA Resources FOIA Lawsuits FOIA Lawsuit 3:11-CV-01458-AC (filed 12/5/11) — closed … Continue reading

[ai-RCHIVE] 2014-05-15: New Rule Exempting ATSAP from FOIA Disclosure

[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 94 (Thursday, May 15, 2014)] [Proposed Rules] [Pages 27817-27820] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2014-11150] ———————————————————————– DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 193 … Continue reading

FOIA Lawsuits

At present, two FOIA lawsuits have been filed at the U.S. District Court in Portland, Oregon. Both lawsuits cited numerous FAA failures to comply with the FOIA laws. Here are links: aiR-LinkFOIA Lawsuit 3:11-CV-01458-AC …filed December 5, 2011. Judge Acosta … Continue reading