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I believe lawyers refer to

I believe lawyers refer to that request as a "fishing expedition", which may not be honored. I think you need to be very specific when you make these requests. DId you consult with an attorney?

From this site: ...

"To get information under the FOIA, typically you must make a “FOIA request.” This is a written request in which you describe the information you want, and the format you want it in, in as much detail as possible. You should be aware that the FOIA does not require agencies to do research for you, analyze data, answer written questions, or create records in response to your request. Finally, you should know that the FOIA requires that federal agencies release certain information automatically, without the need for you to make a request. So, before you send in that FOIA request, it’s a good idea to look at at an agency’s website first to see what’s already available."