Entity: Department of Health and Human Services

News Roundup: Impeachment, Obstruction, and More Questions about Rick Perry

October 11, 2019
Questions continue to arise about Energy Secretary Rick Perry, who this week was subpoenaed by the House in the impeachment investigation.
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FOIA Seeking Records Related to Infectious Disease Protocols at ORR Facilities

October 9, 2019
FOIA to the Administration for Children & Families (ACF) seeking records related to policies to diagnose, treat, and prevent the spread of infectious diseases at Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) facilities.

FOIA Seeking Records Reflecting Infectious Disease Vaccinations, Outbreaks, and Deaths at ORR Facilities

October 9, 2019
FOIA to Administration for Children & Families (ACF) seeking records sufficient to show the numbers of vaccinations, outbreaks, and deaths related to infectious diseases at Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) facilities.

HHS Records of Communications Regarding Stephen Miller

September 27, 2019
Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families communications about White House adviser Stephen Miller. This production consists of two internally circulated news clips about Miller. American Oversight sought these records to determine Miller's influence on federal immigration policy.

No Records Response from HHS Regarding Communications Between SAMHSA Officials and the NRA

September 27, 2019
The Department of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) stated that it had no records of communications between high-ranking SAMHSA officials and the National Rifle Association.

No Records Response from FDA Center for Tobacco Products Regarding Communications with Ballard Partners

September 25, 2019
The Center for Tobacco Products at the Food and Drug Administration stated that it had no records of communications with Ballard Partners. American Oversight filed this request following reporting indicating that this firm established its prominent position through its connections to the Trump administration.

News Roundup: Trump, Giuliani, and Ukraine

September 20, 2019
“Unprecedented” is a word that has been used a lot in the past few years — including this week.
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NIH Records Regarding the HEAL Initiative from September 2018 to April 2019

September 19, 2019
Records form the Department of Health and Human Service's National Institutes of Health regarding the Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL) Initiative. These records cover September 2018 to April 2019.

FOIA to HHS for Communications Regarding Title X Changes

September 19, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Health and Human Services seeking email communications about changes to Title X. This FOIA was filed following the exit of organizations such as Planned Parenthood from the Title X program. American Oversight seeks records with the potential to shed light on the interactions of other outside groups with HHS regarding this policy change.

Request for Communications Between High-Ranking NIH Officials and the NRA

September 18, 2019
FOIA request seeking communications between high-ranking officials at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Rifle Association in the weeks immediately following prominent mass shootings. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on whether and the extent to which the NRA exerted its influence at federal health agencies in the weeks following several recent high-profile shootings.