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Buried Treasure What we don't know about money in America

FOIA Data Sets

  • Federal Open Market Committee

    Minutes, transcripts, and other information relating to meetings of the Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). Minutes are made available approximately three weeks after a meeting occurs; transcripts are delayed five years and are edited from the original.

  • Federal Reserve emergency lending programs

    In December 2010, the Fed released data on emergency lending programs during the financial crisis, as mandated by the Dodd-Frank financial law.

Reporting on FOIA

  1. Federal Reserve forced to report which banks benefit from loan programs

    It took an act of Congress and a major lawsuit, but the details of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board's emergency loan programs and discount window lending--which peaked at more than a trillion dollars for the nation's biggest banks and other institutions during the recent financial meltdown--finally came into the light.

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  2. Powerful financial council could deny or delay public information

    A newly created powerful federal financial council will have broad latitude to deny or delay Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests if it adopts proposed rules, charges a financial watchdog group.

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  3. Overlooked part of Dodd-Frank law could keep information from the public

    Buried in the massive Dodd-Frank financial law is a section that could prevent the public from obtaining records the government collects as part of its new oversight of hedge funds and other private funds managed by investment advisers.

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