Entity: Department of Transportation

New Lawsuit: How Much are Cabinet Officials Spending on Office Upgrades

March 14, 2018
After uncovering new details about office renovation expenses at HUD and the EPA, American Oversight filed a broad, multi-agency lawsuit to find out how much taxpayer money senior Trump administration officials – including Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross – have spent to upgrade their personal offices. 

Complaint: American Oversight v. Multiple Agencies – Office Renovation Expenses

March 14, 2018
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against 16 federal agencies seeking records of expenditures made to upgrade or renovate the offices of senior political appointees. 

Complaint: American Oversight v. Multiple Agencies – Senior Official Calendars

March 8, 2018
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight seeking calendars for senior political appointees at Commerce, Education, EPA, DOE, DHS, Interior, Labor, DOT, HHS, HUD, SBA, State, Treasury, and USDA.

FOIA to FAA Seeking Records Related to FAA Aircraft

February 27, 2018
Records related to times when FAA planes requested to use, were approved to use, or actually used FAA-owned or FAA-leased aircraft for personal travel. 

FOIA to Multiple Entities Seeking Oaths of Office

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

FOIA to DOT Seeking Communications with McConnell

January 10, 2018
FOIA to DOT Seeking Communications, calendar invites, and emails with McConnell and anyone in the Immediate Office of the Secretary, the Office of the Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy, and the Office of Governmental Affairs.

FOIA to DOT for Updated Political Appointee Resumes and Job Titles

November 28, 2017
Updated FOIA request to DOT seeking resumes and job titles for political appointees hired by President Trump after April 12, 2017. This FOIA updates a previous request submitted by American Oversight seeking this information.

No Records Response From FAA Regarding Uses of FAA Aircraft

November 28, 2017
Partial no records response to our request for records related to the administration's use of FAA-owed planes.

FOIA to DOT for Calendars of Senior Officials

November 1, 2017
FOIA to DOT for calendars of senior officials, including Secretary Elaine Chao, Jeff Rosen, and Geoff Burr.