Entity: Department of Commerce

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications Regarding Potential Election Support for Trump from China

September 18, 2020
FOIA request to multiple agencies seeking communications about President Trump’s request for election assistance from China.

New Reports Find Billions in CARES Act Funding Went to Companies with Histories of Misconduct

September 10, 2020
Reports from Good Jobs First and Congress highlight the importance of rigorous oversight of coronavirus relief programs.

FOIA to Census Bureau Seeking Calendars of Political Appointees

August 11, 2020
FOIA request to the Census Bureau seeking calendar records of political appointees.

FOIA to Census Bureau Seeking External Emails of Nathaniel Cogley and Adam Korzeniewski

August 10, 2020
FOIA request to the Census Bureau seeking emails of Deputy Director of Policy Nathaniel Cogley and Senior Adviser to the Deputy Director Adam Korzeniewski with external entities.

FOIA to Census Bureau Seeking Resumes of Nathaniel Cogley and Adam Korzeniewski

August 10, 2020
FOIA request to the Census Bureau seeking the resumes of Deputy Director of Policy Nathaniel Cogley and Senior Adviser to the Deputy Director Adam Korzeniewski.

FOIA to Census Bureau Seeking Political Appointee Emails with White House Officials

August 10, 2020
FOIA request to the Census Bureau seeking email communications of agency political appointees with White House officials.

Investigations Update: DHS Intelligence Efforts in Portland, the Politicization of Key Government Agency, and the Pandemic’s Impact on Census

August 4, 2020
Our latest investigations into the federal response to nationwide protests, political interference in the 2020 census, and other issues.
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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.

FOIA to the Census Bureau Seeking Emails with the White House Regarding Covid-19

July 31, 2020
FOIA request to the Census Bureau seeking email communications with the Executive Office of the President containing key terms relating to Covid-19.