Entity: Commerce - Census Bureau

Census Bureau Records Regarding Covid-19 Response

December 17, 2020
Records from the Census Bureau in response to American Oversight's request for directives and email communications concerning the federal response to the Covid-19 pandemic, including related email communications with the Executive Office of the President. These records include agency presentations, talking points, and emergency preparedness plans.

Investigations Update: ‘Burrowing In,’ Medicaid Block Grants, and Pennsylvania County Election Certifications

December 1, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into troubling appointments, Oklahoma’s withdrawn block grant waiver application, and the administration’s attempt to exclude undocumented immigrants from the census apportionment.

FOIA to Census Bureau Seeking Communications About Counting Immigrants in Census

November 19, 2020
FOIA to the Census Bureau for communications containing certain key terms relating to President Trump’s memorandum preventing the Census Bureau from including undocumented immigrants in its count for the purposes of reapportionment.

FOIA to Census Bureau Seeking Communications Around Counting Immigrants in the Census

November 19, 2020
FOIA to the Census Bureau for communications containing certain key terms regarding President Trump’s memorandum preventing the Census Bureau from including undocumented immigrants in its count for the purposes of reapportionment.

FOIA to Census Bureau Seeking Directives Sent to Regional Field Offices

November 18, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Census Bureau seeking records reflecting any directives sent from Census Bureau headquarters to regional field offices.

FOIA to Census Bureau for External Emails of Recent Political Appointees

October 30, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Census Bureau seeking external emails of recent political appointees.

No Records Response from Census Bureau Regarding Communications with the White House, RNC, or Trump Campaign

October 26, 2020
The Census Bureau stated it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for email communications between Census Bureau officials and President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign, the Republican National Committee, or the White House regarding Republican National Committee fundraising documents that resemble U.S. Census forms.

FOIA to Census Bureau Seeking Communications of Key Census Bureau Officials

October 23, 2020
FOIA to the Census Bureau seeking communications of senior officials in order to create a broad historical record for evaluating Census Bureau politicization during the Trump administration.

Investigations Update: Vote-by-Mail Disinformation Campaigns, Drug Coupons for Seniors, and 2020 Census Interference

October 13, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into outside influence in the judicial nominations process, foreign disinformation campaigns, and Trump administration’s continued meddling with the 2020 census.

FOIA to the Census Bureau for White House Communications About Counting Immigrants in Census

October 9, 2020
FOIA request to the Census Bureau for communications with the White House in the week before President Trump issued a memorandum preventing the Census Bureau from including undocumented immigrants in its count for the purposes of reapportionment.