freedom of information

Robin Harding

Today I received a letter from the Federal Reserve Board refusing a request that I made under the Freedom of Information Act. I asked for:

“all (a) operations reviews; (b) financial examinations; (c) budget reviews and approvals; and (d) year-end evaluations; of the twelve regional banks conducted by the Federal Reserve Board.”

In essence, I asked for information that the FRB has compiled to control and monitor the performance of the twelve regional Fed banks since 2000. The grounds for refusal were this: