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Freedom of Information Office

FOIA Service Center

In response to Executive Order 13392, Improving Agency Disclosure of Information, dated December 14, 2005, the Federal Reserve Board has made the following designations:

FOIA Service Center

For information about the status of your FOIA request or questions about the FOIA process, you may contact the FOIA Service Center by calling 202-452-3684. The FOIA Service Center is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

FOIA Public Liaison:

Jeanne McLaughlin (202) 452-2407

Chief FOIA Officer:

Margaret McCloskey Shanks, Deputy Secretary of the Board (202) 452-2200

Fox News Network, LLC v. Board of Governors and Bloomberg, L.P. v. Board of Governors

The Board has released information that was the subject of court proceedings brought by media companies under the Freedom of Information Act. Decisions by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit required release of this information (Fox News Network, LLC v. Board of Governors, 601 F.3d 158 (2d Cir. 2010) and Bloomberg, L.P. v. Board of Governors, 601 F.3d 143 (2d Cir. 2010)). On Monday, March 21, 2011, the United States Supreme Court denied further review of these decisions. The Board also has released information that was the subject of a related court proceeding by a media company (Fox News Network) in a U.S. District Court in the Second Circuit.

All of the information relates to borrowers at the discount window and emergency lending facilities under section 13(3) of the Federal Reserve Act. It spans the period from August 8, 2007 to March 1, 2010. Portions of the records not identified in court proceedings as responsive to the media companies' FOIA requests are marked "NR." To obtain a copy of these records, you may submit a request through the Board's electronic FOIA request form.

Chief FOIA Officer Report: 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010

FOIA Backlog Reduction Goal and Plan

Status Inquiry Form

Report and Plan to Improve FOIA Operations (514 KB PDF)

Last update: March 20, 2014