Entity: Census Bureau

American Oversight Sues for Records of Pandemic’s Impact on the Census

July 31, 2020
The lawsuit came amid new reports that the Census Bureau plans to end its door-knocking outreach earlier than planned, potentially decreasing the accuracy and benefiting Trump’s political party.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Census Bureau and Commerce – 2020 Census Implementation

July 31, 2020
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Commerce for directives and communications regarding the implementation of the 2020 census in light of the coronavirus pandemic. This lawsuit also seeks records reflecting communications with the White House, the office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and non-government entities regarding the 2020 census.

No Records Response from Census Bureau Regarding Emails Between Agency Officials and Stephen Miller

June 29, 2020
The Department of Commerce's Census Bureau stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for communications between high-ranking agency officials and White House Senior Advisor Stephen Miller.

FOIA to the Census Bureau Seeking Sent Communications Regarding Coronavirus

May 29, 2020
FOIA request to the Census Bureau seeking officials’ sent email communications containing key terms relating to the coronavirus.

News Roundup: Corruption and Coronavirus

April 10, 2020
Trump is apparently counting on the public to be too distracted by the coronavirus to pay much attention to his continuing dictator-like purges of government officials and his brazen rejection of oversight. 

FOIA to the Census Bureau Seeking Communications with the White House Related to Coronavirus

April 6, 2020
FOIA request to the Census Bureau seeking email communications about coronavirus with the Executive Office of the President.

FOIA to the Census Bureau Seeking Directives Related to Coronavirus

April 6, 2020
FOIA request to the Census Bureau seeking directives related to the agency’s response to coronavirus.

FOIA to the Census Bureau Seeking Communications with External Individuals

April 6, 2020
FOIA request to the Census Bureau seeking email communications with external individuals.

FOIA to the Census Bureau Seeking Communications with External Organizations

April 6, 2020
FOIA request to the Census Bureau seeking sent email communications to external entities and organizations.

FOIA to Census Bureau Seeking Communications with the White House

March 16, 2020
FOIA request to the Census Bureau seeking email communications between Census Bureau officials and the White House regarding Republican National Committee fundraising documents that resemble U.S. Census forms.