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Case TitleCITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICS IN WASHINGTON v. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv02516
Date Filed2017-11-21
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amy Berman Jackson
PlaintiffCITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICS IN WASHINGTON
Case DescriptionCitizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington submitted a FOIA request to the Department of the Interior for records concerning Secretary Ryan Zinke's use of a non-commercial plane, and the amount of money budgeted for the Secretary's travel for 2016-2018. CREW also requested a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. It made an interim disclosure of a single page pertaining to Zinke's travel on a commercial airliner. But after hearing nothing further from the agency, CREW filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
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2017-11-211COMPLAINT for Injunctive and Declaratory Relief against DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5216133) filed by CITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICS IN WASHINGTON. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 7.1 Certificate, # 3 Summons U.S. Attorney, # 4 Summons Department of the Interior, # 5 Summons Attorney General)(Sobel, David) (Entered: 11/21/2017)
2017-11-212LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by CITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICS IN WASHINGTON (zsb) (Entered: 11/22/2017)
2017-11-22Case Assigned to Judge Amy Berman Jackson. (zsb) (Entered: 11/22/2017)
2017-11-223SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsb) (Entered: 11/22/2017)
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