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ALERT! FOIA Legislation Introduced
On Tuesday, June 24,Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas) introduced FOIA legislation, FOIA Improvement Act of 2014. An analysis from the Senator's website can be found at http://www.leahy.senate.gov/download/foia-section-by-section-final. The full text of the legislation can be found at http://www.leahy.senate.gov/download/alb14471.

Summer Sale on Webinars!
School may be out for the summer, but learning never stops. ASAP's on-demand library of high quality webinars is on sale now through August 31. That's right. All webinars are now $20 off their original price. Webinars for members are only $59 each, and for nonmembers, $79 each. At the top of the webpage, hover on Training and Education Programs and you will see a drop down for Webinars. Click on that and you will see detailed information including helpful FAQ's.

Food for Thought — July 10
ASAP's Food for Thought Training Seminar series continues on July 10 at Carmine's in the Penn Quarter. When there is interest from above does it translate into clearance or interference? William H. Holzerland, Esq. from the FDA and Ginger McCall from EPIC will tip toe through the issues. Log on to register or send ASAP an email at asap@accesspro.org. Limited seating — and members got first notification!

ASAP Announces Webinars!
Introduction to the FOIA is an audio webinar recorded by Scott Hodes, Anne Weismann and Dick Huff and provides a basic overview of the Act. NEW BENEFIT! This webinar is complimentary to ASAP members. All others may register for this webinar at the reduced rate of $49.00... details

ASAP Awards its Highest Honors to Miriam Nisbet and to the Public Interest Declassification Board
On May 13, ASAP President Scott Hodes presented Miriam Nisbet with the President's Award for Distinguished Public Service and the Direectors' Award for Superior Public Service to the Public.... details

Update on Federal Employee Travel to Conferences/Training Legislation ... details

ASAP Food For Thought – Another Capacity Crowd! ... details

Important! Good News From ASAP President Scott Hodes - OMB issues guidance on conference attendance. ... details

Position Classification - New Information! OPM has released for implementation the final Position Classification Flysheet for the Government Information Series, 0306. This series covers work involved in establishing, disseminating, or managing Government information, including two distinct functions: administration of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and of the Privacy Act ... details

ASAP Food for Thought Seminar Draws Capacity Audience: The Fun Continues on April 24 ... details

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