Entity: National Park Service

News Roundup: Impeachment Votes and Sonny Perdue’s Georgia Connections

November 1, 2019
As the impeachment inquiry gears up for its more public phase, American Oversight is continuing to look into ethics and influence issues at agencies like the Department of Agriculture.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue

In the Documents: Interior Department Officials Arranging VIP Tours for Trump Administration Figures and Allies

October 31, 2019
Documents uncovered by American Oversight reveal new instances in which the line between extending courtesies to notable figures and abusing agency privileges may have been crossed.

No Records Response from NPS Regarding Communications About President Trump’s Salute to America Event

July 16, 2019
The National Parks Service stated that it had no records of senior officials communicating with various Republican and Trump campaign organizations in the months surrounding President Trump's July 4 "Salute to America" event.

FOIA to NPS Seeking Communications with Outside Organizations Regarding the Salute to America Event

July 8, 2019
FOIA to the National Park Service seeking communications with political and other outside interests regarding President Trump's Fourth of July event.

FOIA to NPS Seeking Communications with the White House Regarding the Salute to America Event

July 8, 2019
FOIA to the National Park Service seeking communications with the Executive Office of the President regarding President Trump's Fourth of July event.

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.

NPS Records Regarding Private Tours Arranged for Political Appointees

March 25, 2019
National Park Service records in response to our request seeking information about non-public tours of national park sites arranged for senior political appointees.

NPS Records Regarding Old Post Office Tower Operations

March 20, 2019
Records from the National Park Service regarding Old Post Office Tower operations, including the decision to spend nearly $600,000 to continue operations at the Old Post Office Tower attached to the Trump International Hotel in the event of a continuous government shutdown.

Complaint: American Oversight v. GSA and NPS – Old Post Office Funding

February 5, 2019
American Oversight's lawsuit filed against General Services Administration and the National Park Service to shed light on the decision to use federal funding to re-open the Old Post Office Tower during the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.

Lawsuit: Why Did Government-Run Site Attached to Trump Hotel Stay Open During the Shutdown?

February 5, 2019
American Oversight filed a lawsuit against General Services Administration and the National Park Service to shed light on the decision to use federal funding to re-open the Old Post Office Tower during the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.