Entity: Department of Agriculture

Investigations Update: Mike Pompeo’s Abuses of Office, Trump’s Loyalty Purges, and Caring for Uninsured Covid-19 Patients

July 8, 2020
From voting rights to the pandemic, here's a look at our new investigations from the past week.
Mike and Susan Pompeo in January 2019

FOIA to USDA Seeking Leadership Communications About Food Shortage Predictions

July 6, 2020
FOIA to U.S. Department of Agriculture seeking leadership’s communications about potential and actual food shortages.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Food Supply Chain Task Force’s Records

July 6, 2020
FOIA to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Defense, and U.S. Department of Agriculture seeking the records of a publicly reported Food Supply Chain Task Force.

Investigations Update: Family Separation, Unmarked Law Enforcement, and Trump’s Campaign Rallies

June 30, 2020
Here’s a look at the investigations our team has been pursuing through public records requests and Freedom of Information Act litigation in the last week.

FOIA to USDA for Sec. Perdue Communications with Sen. Loeffler

June 30, 2020
FOIA to the U.S. Deparmtent of Agriculture for communications records between Sec. Perdue and Sen. Loeffler.

FOIA to USDA Seeking Communications Related to the Farmers to Families Food Box Program

June 26, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Agriculture seeking sent communications containing key terms related to the Farmers to Families Food Box Program.

FOIA to USDA Seeking Communications with Specific Food Service Companies

June 26, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Agriculture seeking communications with specific food service companies, including recipients of contracts for the Farmers to Families Food Box Program.

FOIA to USDA Seeking Guidance Regarding the Farmers to Families Food Box Program

June 26, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Agriculture seeking guidance regarding the evaluation of contract bids and awards for the Farmers to Families Food Box Program.

News Roundup: The Administration’s Failure to Confront Two National Crises

June 19, 2020
The Trump administration's responses to the deadly coronavirus pandemic and to nationwide protests against systemic racism in law enforcement have been both harmful and insufficient.

FOIA to USDA Seeking Copies of Hard Copy Records Shared with Congress Regarding Relocation

June 11, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) seeking copies of hard copy records related to the USDA relocation shared with or delivered to members of Congress between June 10, 2019, and June 15, 2019.