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Case TitleTexas Public Radio v. U.S. Department of Agriculture
DistrictWestern District of Texas
CitySan Antonio
Case Number5:2020cv01156
Date Filed2020-09-29
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge David A. Ezra
PlaintiffTexas Public Radio
Case DescriptionTexas Public Radio submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Agriculture for records concerning a bid proposal from CRE8AD8 for a contract for food delivery services even though the company had no apparent experience with such work. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Texas Public Radio filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Choice of format, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. Department of Agriculture
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2020-09-291COMPLAINT ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0542-14016649), filed by Texas Public Radio. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Exhibit Exhibits)(Leatherbury, Thomas) (Entered: 09/29/2020)
2020-09-292REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS by Texas Public Radio. (Leatherbury, Thomas) (Entered: 09/29/2020)
2020-09-293REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS by Texas Public Radio. (Leatherbury, Thomas) (Entered: 09/29/2020)
2020-09-29Case assigned to Judge David A. Ezra. CM WILL NOW REFLECT THE JUDGE INITIALS AS PART OF THE CASE NUMBER. PLEASE APPEND THESE JUDGE INITIALS TO THE CASE NUMBER ON EACH DOCUMENT THAT YOU FILE IN THIS CASE. (cd) (Entered: 09/30/2020)
2020-09-30If ordered by the court, all referrals will be assigned to Magistrate Judge Farrer (cd) (Entered: 09/30/2020)
2020-09-304Summons Issued as to U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (mgr) (Entered: 09/30/2020)
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