Entity: Federal Communications Commission

FOIA to FCC Seeking Memos or Briefings Related to Pai’s Dinner in Barcelona with AT&T Executive

May 11, 2018
FOIA to FCC seeking all briefing memoranda, briefing books, “trip books” or other materials prepared for Chairman Ajit Pai for his February 2017 trip to Barcelona, Spain to shed light on Pai's dinner with AT&T executive who hired Michael Cohen.

FOIA to FCC Seeking Communications Regarding Pai’s Dinner and Reception with AT&T Executives

May 11, 2018
FOIA to FCC seeking communications regarding Ajit Pai’s private dinner with AT&T executives Bob Quinn and John Stankey or the AT&T and Cisco Reception attended by Chairman Pai. This FOIA is asking for all communications between Pai and anyone acting on his behalf and any staffers who attended or helped plan his trip to Barcelona.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications to Determine Trump Associates’ Influence

May 11, 2018
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking to shed light on whether or not Michael Cohen or any of his associates have influenced federal activities, including whether they have received special treatment for their high-paying clients. American Oversight is seeking communications between any appointee and the following: Michael Cohen, Essential Consultants, Corey Lewandowski, Jason Osborne, Mike Rubino, Barry Bennett, Turnberry Solutions LLC, and Avenue Strategies.

FCC Records Concerning the Management of the Agency’s Online Comment System

May 10, 2018
Records from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in response to American Oversight's request for records regarding the management of the FCC’s online comment system used to solicit public input regarding Net Neutrality, known an Electronic Comment Filing System (ECFS), and how it handles a high volume of comments. This production contains related email communications and calendar entries from 2014 and 2017.

FOIA to FCC Regarding Conservative Media Influence at the FCC and HUD

April 9, 2018
FOIA to FCC to shed light on the influence Sinclair Broadcast Group has with FCC, the agency responsible for regulating broadcasting entities, due to its relationship with senior officials at HUD. The FOIA is seeking communications between Chairman Pai and HUD and FCC employees and Armstrong Williams, as well as other conservative outlets.

FCC Calendars and Communications with ISPs Regarding Net Neutrality

March 23, 2018
FCC calendar entries and communications with ISPs regarding Net Neutrality. Released in response to FOIA litigation by American Oversight.

FCC Commissioner Calls for Trump’s Reelection, Violates Hatch Act

February 23, 2018
In remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington DC on February 23, Michael O'Rielly, a commissioner on the FCC violated the Hatch Act when he called for the reelection of President Donald Trump while appearing in his official capacity as a federal official. American Oversight is urging the Office of Special Counsel to immediately investigate.

Records From FCC Regarding Network Licenses

January 8, 2018
First production of documents from FCC in response to our FOIA request for FCC communications and documents relating to the issues of President Trump's tweet asking about challenging networks' licenses.

New Documents Weekly Round Up

October 16, 2017
American Oversight's investigations into the Trump administration turn up new documents weekly. These are recently posted records, including documents regarding net neutrality, DOJ's affirmative action investigation, and Trump Organization guidance.

American Oversight Investigates Trump Administration Attacks on Free Press

October 11, 2017
American Oversight launches an investigation into possible attempt by the Trump administration to revoke NBC broadcasting licenses following President Trump's tweeted threat to challenge the broadcast licenses of TV news affiliate stations.