State -City FOIA? in Business Organizations Posted 16 hours ago · Report reply you didn't identify the state and that is critical. Did you notice where it said "Tag state"? Anyway, as a general proposition, persons can request documents in the possession of state or municipal agencies. The documents must already be in the possession of the agency and you cannot request the creation of documents, such as summaries or reports that do not already exist. Here is the kicker. The request must be in writing. Do you remember what that is? It involves paper and a utensil for creating marks on the paper. I'm not being snarkey.