Entity: Department of Agriculture

No Records Response Concerning USDA’s Pesticides Data Program

February 12, 2018
Partial no records response to to our FOIA filed with the Environmental Working Group (EWG) regarding USDA's Pesticides Data Program. The NRR response was for the portion of the request relating to people in the Office of the Secretary.

FOIA to Multiple Entities Seeking Oaths of Office

January 19, 2018
FOIA to multiple entities seeking oaths of office.

NRR From USDA Regarding Trump Organization Guidance

November 30, 2017
NRR from USDA in response to our FOIA requesting guidance from the agency to its staff regarding staying at/the use of Trump Organization properties, emails regarding staying at/the use of Trump Organization properties, and records sufficient to demonstrate costs.

FOIA to USDA for Updated Political Appointee Resumes and Job Titles

November 28, 2017
Updated FOIA request to USDA seeking resumes and job titles for political appointees hired by President Trump after March 16, 2017. This FOIA updates a previous request submitted by American Oversight seeking this information.

FOIA to USDA for Calendars of Senior Officials

November 1, 2017
FOIA to USDA seeking calendars for Secretary Sonny Perdue, Deputy Secretary or Administrator to Secretary Perdue, Chief of Staff to Secretary Perdue, Deputy Chief of Staff to Secretary Perdue, Joby Young, and Senior Adviser, Heidi Green.

FOIA In Action: Helping Journalists Hold the Government Accountable

October 17, 2017
American Oversight has been investigating Trump's political appointees. Our FOIAs have helped journalists report on the fact that many of those who Trump appointed to high-level positions are unqualified and well connected to the Trump family.