Entity: Department of Agriculture

FOIA to USDA Seeking Communications in Light of Hatch Act Guidance

June 10, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Agriculture seeking communications of Director of Communications Tim Murtaugh containing pro-Trump phrases to determine if the OSC's new Hatch Act guidance, which prohibits discussions of impeachment and resistance, also applies to pro-Trump speech.

FOIA to USDA Seeking Communications in Light of Hatch Act Guidance

June 7, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Agriculture seeking communications of Director of Communications Tim Murtaugh containing pro-Trump phrases to determine if the OSC's new Hatch Act guidance, which prohibits discussions of impeachment and resistance, also applies to pro-Trump speech.

USFS Records of Communications Regarding Trump’s Tweets About Wildfires

June 6, 2019
The Department of Agriculture's Forest Service records in response to our FOIA seeking communications regarding President Trump's tweets about California wildfires.

USDA Records of Employee Comments on the Forum “My Two Cents”

May 28, 2019
U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Resource Service records in response to our FOIA seeking employee comments on the forum, "My Two Cents."

News Roundup: Casinos and Questions

May 10, 2019
Climate change, the Mueller report, and three new lawsuits.
Donald Trump and Matt Schlapp in 2018 (Photo: Gage Skidmore)

No Records Response from USDA regarding Skype communications between Nick Ayers and agency officials

May 10, 2019
United States Department of Agriculture stated that it had no records of Skype communications between Nick Ayers and agency officials.

FOIA to USDA Seeking Communications Regarding Federal Climate Change Reports

May 9, 2019
FOIA to USDA seeking communications relating to U.S. Global Change Research Program reports confirming the scientific consensus on anthropogenic climate change.

No Records Response from USDA Regarding Communications Pardon of the Hammonds

May 6, 2019
USDA stated that it had no records of communications about the circumstances of Dwight and Steven Hammond's presidential pardons.

No Records Response from the USDA Regarding Congressional and External Communications About the Protection of Threatened and Endangered Species

May 6, 2019
USDA stated that it had no records of communications between Klippenstein and some Congressional offices about protection of threatened and endangered species, and no records of external Klippenstein communications containing certain key words.

Records from USDA of Communications with Congressman Steve King

May 1, 2019
Records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture regarding communications between senior officials and Congressman Steve King and his staff.