request_metadata: Metadata about requests in the MuckRock database

Description Usage Format Source See Also

Description

A dataset containing metadata about the individual requests in the MuckRock database of Freedom of Information Act requests.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 18970 rows and 19 variables:

request_id

The MuckRock internal ID of the request.

user_id

The MuckRock internal ID of the user who submitted the request.

title

The title of the request.

status

The request's current status. Options are "no docs" (there is nothing to release), "appealing" (the decision to not-release is being appealed", "done" (the request is completed), "fix" (the request needs changes before it can be completed), "rejected" (the agency rejected the request), "partial" (the request was partially completed), "abandoned" (the requestor gave up), "processed" (the request is in the works), "payment" (the request requires payment to the agency), "submitted" (the request has been submitted, but no other action has been taken), and "ack" (the request has been acknowledged, but no other action taken).

jurisdiction_id

The ID of the jurisdiction. Matches the ID in jurisdiction_metadata.

agency_id

The ID of the agency. Matches the ID in agency_metadata.

date_submitted

The date the request was submitted.

date_done

The date the request was completed.

date_due

The date a response is due from the agency.

days_until_due

The number of days until the response is due.

date_followup

The date of any followup.

is_embargoed

Whether the results of the request are currently under an embargo.

date_embargo

The date any embargo expire(s|d) on.

price

The processing fee charged for the request.

description

a description of the request.

tracking_id

The tracking ID assigned to the request by the agency it was submitted to.

tags

Any metadata tags associated with the request.

agency_name

The name of the agency the request was submitted to.

jurisdiction_name

The name of the jurisdiction the agency resides in.

Source

https://www.muckrock.com/

See Also

agency_metadata and jurisdiction_metadata for metadata on jurisdictions and agencies subject to FOIA requests, respectively.


muckrock documentation built on May 29, 2017, 8:01 p.m.