Here's an update on a couple of FOIA stories that we have been following:
1. According to Government Executive, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) has asked the FBI to address the limitations placed in its new policy in accepting FOIA requests that becomes effective in March.
2. A number of animal welfare groups have filed a lawsuit against the USDA that attempts to get the animal welfare database that USDA took down put back up on the internet. Scientist Magazine has more on the lawsuit.