Entity: Department of the Interior

American Oversight Statement Regarding DOI Report on Zinke Travel

November 16, 2017
American Oversight's statement on the Washington Post report that revealed that the Department of the Interior’s Inspector General has found that poor record keeping by Secretary Zinke has hampered their ongoing investigation into multiple facets of his travel, including his mixing of political events with government business, as well as the frequent presence of his wife, Lola Zinke, on official trips.

Minute Order: Western Values Project v. DOI – Zinke Management

November 14, 2017
Minute order from the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, instructing the Department of the Interior to file a dispositive motion or a production schedule by December 11, 2017 in response to the lawsuit from Western Values Project and American Oversight seeking records related to Ryan Zinke’s management of the department.

Lawsuit Seeks Records of Lolita Zinke’s Travel, Role at Department of the Interior

October 5, 2017
American Oversight today sued the Department of the Interior to force the release of records related to Lolita Zinke, wife of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, and her role at the department, use of taxpayer-funded travel, and participation in official meetings or other events.