New NSBA FOIA Reveals Timeline of White House Conversations

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October 11, 2021: In a memo dated October 12 (but with a file date of 10/11/21) sent to NSBA state association officers and executive directors, Viola Garcia provided a timeline of the NSBA’s interaction with the White House on the September 29 letter.

This memo asserts that the NSBA’s Organization of State Association Executive Directors were notified on September 14 about a White House meeting, and that on September 17 that state association executive directors were notified that “a letter requesting federal assistance” would be sent.

October 11, 2021: Two state officials who would have been on referenced calls regarding the White House discussions questioned whether such information had actually been provided to state officers as the memo asserts.