Entity: Federal Emergency Management Agency

FOIA to FEMA Seeking Records Regarding Funding Reprogramming to ICE

November 15, 2019
FOIA request to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) seeking records relating to the reprogramming of millions of dollars meant for FEMA to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ahead of hurricane season.

FEMA Communications Regarding Hatch Act Guidance

October 3, 2019
Records from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency in response to American Oversight's request for communications containing pro-Trump phrases to determine if the new Hatch Act guidance, which prohibits discussions of impeachment and resistance, also applies to pro-Trump speech.

No Records Response from FEMA Regarding Hurricane Maria Death Toll

September 30, 2019
No records response from Federal Emergency Management Agency to our request for records related to Trump's tweets regarding Hurricane Maria, Hurricane Maria death tolls, and Hurricane Maria funeral expenses.

FEMA Documents Regarding Contracts With Daniel A. Craig

August 14, 2019
The Federal Emergency Management Agency produced records showing that it did not have any contracts with Daniel A. Craig, who withdrew his nomination to be deputy administrator in September 2017.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Any Contracts with Failed Nominees

July 17, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies to identify whether individuals nominated but not confirmed to high-level agency positions have contracts to perform the same or similar work for which they were unsuccessfully nominated.

News Roundup: Setbacks for Freedom of Information

June 28, 2019
Supreme Court decisions, limits on FOIA, and Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's D.C. landlord.
(Photo: Paul A. Fagan)

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Guidance Regarding Congressional Oversight Requests and Subpoenas

June 10, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking guidance from the White House or agency leadership regarding the agency's responses to congressional oversight requests and subpoenas.

News Roundup: Investigating Outside Influence and Political Appointments at the State Department

June 7, 2019
American Oversight filed numerous FOIA requests for records of outside influence on American foreign policy and information about a high-level appointee.

News Roundup: Casinos and Questions

May 10, 2019
Climate change, the Mueller report, and three new lawsuits.
Donald Trump and Matt Schlapp in 2018 (Photo: Gage Skidmore)

Documents Highlight FEMA’s Failed Efforts to Track and Inspect Meals Sent to Puerto Rico

May 6, 2019
American Oversight obtained records related to the contractor that only provided 50,000 out of the 30 million meals it was supposed to deliver to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.
(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt Michelle Y. Alvarez-Rea)