Entity: Department of State

Administration-Wide Indifference Continues on How to Ethically Handle Spending Taxpayer Money at Trump Properties

April 6, 2020
Federal agencies still don't have official guidance on spending money at Trump-owned businesses.

News Roundup: Whose Stockpile, and Which States?

April 3, 2020
It shouldn’t be surprising that the president, who downplayed the crisis until just a few weeks ago, is once again avoiding taking responsibility.

FOIA to State Seeking Records Regarding Nigeria Visa Restrictions

April 2, 2020
FOIA request the Department of State for records concerning the January 2020 decision to impose U.S. visa restrictions on Nigerian nationals.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking All Coronavirus Briefing Materials Prepared for Jared Kushner

April 2, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services seeking all coronavirus-related briefing materials prepared for Jared Kushner.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Coronavirus Intelligence Products

April 1, 2020
FOIA request the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, Defense Intelligence Agency, and Central Intelligence Agency seeking all finished intelligence products regarding the coronavirus outbreak and the risk of its spread.

FOIA to State, DHS, and CBP Seeking Analyses of European Travel Ban

March 30, 2020
FOIA to Department of State, Department of Homeland Security, and Customs and Border Protection Seeking Analyses of European Travel Ban.

News Roundup: Transparency and Oversight Are More Important Than Ever

March 27, 2020
During ordinary times, government transparency maintains a functioning democracy. But during the coronavirus outbreak, it can also save lives.

FOIA to State Seeking All Records Reflecting Communications with CureVac

March 27, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of State seeking all records reflecting communications between senior officials and CureVac, a German company working to develop a coronavirus vaccine.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Rep. Mark Meadows’s Texts with Agencies

March 26, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking Rep. Mark Meadows’s text messages with agency officials in light of Meadows’s expected appointment to White House Chief of Staff.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Rep. Mark Meadows’s Emails with Agencies

March 26, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking Rep. Mark Meadows’s emails with agency officials in light of Meadows’s expected appointment to White House Chief of Staff.