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Case TitleGANNETT SATELLITE INFORMATION NETWORK, LLC v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2021cv02212
Date Filed2021-08-19
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Rudolph Contreras
PlaintiffGANNETT SATELLITE INFORMATION NETWORK, LLC
doing business as USA TODAY
Case DescriptionGannett Satellite Information Network , the publisher of USA Today, submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Defense and the National Guard Bureau for records concerning memos of Notices of Proposed Resolutions issued by the Chief, Complaints Management and Adjudication for the National Guard Bureau to State Equal Employment Managers from January 2011 to the present. USA Today also requested expedited processing and a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and told USA Today that its request was put on the complex track for processing. The agency denied USA Today's request for expedited processing. USA Today filed an administrative appeal of the agency's decision to deny expedited processing. After hearing nothing further from the agency, USA Today filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
DefendantNATIONAL GUARD BUREAU
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2021-08-191COMPLAINT against NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number ADCDC-8679001) filed by GANNETT SATELLITE INFORMATION NETWORK, LLC D/B/A USA TODAY. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Civil Cover Sheet, # 6 Summons)(Topic, Matthew) (Entered: 08/19/2021)
2021-08-192NOTICE of Appearance by Matthew Topic on behalf of GANNETT SATELLITE INFORMATION NETWORK, LLC D/B/A USA TODAY (Topic, Matthew) (Entered: 08/19/2021)
2021-08-193LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by GANNETT SATELLITE INFORMATION NETWORK, LLC (Topic, Matthew) (Entered: 08/19/2021)
2021-08-19Case Assigned to Judge Rudolph Contreras. (adh, ) (Entered: 08/19/2021)
2021-08-194SUMMONS (4) Issued Electronically as to NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(adh, ) (Entered: 08/19/2021)
2021-09-135AMENDED COMPLAINT against NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE filed by GANNETT SATELLITE INFORMATION NETWORK, LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Ex 1-7)(Topic, Matthew) (Entered: 09/13/2021)
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