Entity: DOE - Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Investigations Update: State and Local Officials Involved in Capitol Attack

January 26, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into the events leading up to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, including the involvement of state attorneys general and local government officials.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Records Concerning Political Appointees Converting to Career Status

January 21, 2021
FOIA records request to multiple agencies seeking SF-50s for political appointees converting to career status, as well as records to identify requests and responses from the Office of Personnel Management regarding passing over preference eligibles.

FERC Communications with Senator McConnell’s Staff

July 31, 2019
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission records in response to our request seeking communications with Senate Majority Leader McConnell's staff.

News Roundup: The Trump Administration and the Hatch Act

June 14, 2019
Like many norms in the Trump era, the prohibition on federal employees engaging in political activity while at work has been routinely tested by this administration.
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway

FERC Records of Communications with Ballard Partners

March 29, 2019
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission records of communications with the Trump-connected lobbying firm Ballard Partners.

FERC Resumes and SF-50s for Political Appointees

March 28, 2019
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission records in response to our FOIA seeking resumes and SF-50s of political appointees.

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.