Entity: Office of Management and Budget

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.

FOIA to OMB Regarding Analyses and Communications Related to the Tip Rule

February 14, 2019
FOIA to OMB seeking communications and final analyses of the impact of the tip rule proposed by the Department of Labor in December 2017.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Records of Reimbursements During the Government Shutdown

January 28, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records of reimbursements given to appointees to expenses such as payments associated with travel, housing, the cost of government transportation, airfare, lodging, meals, per diem payments, rental vehicles, overtime payments, or any payments made via government-issued charge cards or travel during the government shutdown.

FOIA to OMB Regarding Air Traffic Closures as a Result of the Government Shutdown

January 28, 2019
FOIA request to Office of Management and Budget seeking communications related to the Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to restrict flights due to staffing shortages as a result of the partial government shutdown.

FOIA to OMB Seeking Communications with Brian Kolfage and Associates Regarding Funding and Construction of a Border Wall

January 28, 2019
FOIA request to OMB regarding communications with Brian Kolfage, his GoFundMe campaign, or his organization “We Build the Wall, Inc.,” and any potential agreements or plans regarding the transfer of funds or the use of a private organization to construct a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

FOIA to OMB Seeking New Political Appointee Resumes and Job Titles

January 18, 2019
FOIA to Office of Management and Budget seeking resumes, job titles, SF-50s, and ethics waivers for political appointees who joined the administration or were assigned to new positions after the date of American Oversight’s previous request for this information submitted in late 2017.

FOIA to OMB Seeking Russel Vaught’s Outside Communications

January 18, 2019
FOIA to OMB seeking Russel Vaught's outside communications with groups like Heritage Foundation, Koch Foundation, and the National Right to Life Committee.

FOIA to OMB Seeking Records Regarding FEMA Funds Transfer

December 6, 2018
FOIA to OMB following reports that FEMA funds are being reprogrammed for ICE. This FOIA is seeking Kathy Kraninger's communications relating to reprogramming funds from FEMA to ICE during fiscal year 2018.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Multiple Entities – Family Separation Policy Costs

December 4, 2018
American Oversight's lawsuit against DOJ, EOIR, U.S. Marshals Service, HHS, ACF, CBP, USCIS, and OMB seeking records related to costs associated with the Trump administration's family separation policy.

American Oversight Expands Its Investigation of Administration’s Improper Email Use

November 29, 2018
After last week’s Washington Post report that Ivanka Trump used a personal email account for official business on hundreds of occasions, American Oversight is continuing its investigation not just into the extent to which the president’s daughter and senior adviser violated records rules, but also into whether such risky actions extended to other officials within Trump’s cabinet.