Entity: Federal Emergency Management Agency

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)

FEMA Reports Regarding Disaster Preparation


April 17, 2019
FEMA Reports regarding disaster preparation. These documents are in response to our FOIAs paralleling documents requests from House Oversight Chairman Cummings and Ranking Member Gowdy.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Regarding the Impact of the Partial Government Shutdown on Agency Operations and Research

April 4, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records related to the impact of the partial government shutdown on agency operations, scientific research, and public safety programs.

FEMA Records Regarding Hurricanes Maria and Irma Relief Efforts and Meal Delivery

March 12, 2019
Federal Emergency Management Agency emails and disaster response planning documents in response to our FOIA seeking documents related to hurricane Maria response efforts. The records include a FEMA IG investigation into a contract given to a single-employee company that only provided 50K meals rather than the contracted 30 million meals.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications with Ballard Partners

February 14, 2019
FOIA Request to multiple agencies lobbied by lobbying firm Ballard Partners seeking communications with Trump administration political appointees. Florida-based Ballard Partners has grown rapidly due to its connections with the Trump administration, and this request seeks to uncover Ballard's influence on the administration.