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Case TitleJUDICIAL WATCH, INC. v. OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2021cv00303
Date Filed2021-02-02
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge John D. Bates
PlaintiffJUDICIAL WATCH, INC.
Case DescriptionJudicial Watch submitted FOIA requests to OMB and the Department of Energy for records concerning communications between Biden chief of staff Ron Klain and any agency officials pertaining to the solar company Solyndra. Both agencies acknowledged receipt of the requests but after hearing nothing further from either agency, Judicial Watch filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantOFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET
DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
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2021-02-021COMPLAINT against OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number ADCDC-8154235) filed by JUDICIAL WATCH, INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons for Office of Management and Budget, # 3 Summons for U.S. Department of Energy, # 4 Summons for U.S. Attorney, # 5 Summons for U.S. Attorney General)(Bekesha, Michael) (Entered: 02/02/2021)
2021-02-022LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by JUDICIAL WATCH, INC. (Bekesha, Michael) (Entered: 02/02/2021)
2021-02-02Case Assigned to Judge John D. Bates. (adh, ) (Entered: 02/02/2021)
2021-02-023SUMMONS (4) Issued Electronically as to OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(adh, ) (Entered: 02/02/2021)
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