Entity: Small Business Administration

Investigations Update: ‘Burrowing In,’ Voter Fraud Task Forces, and Federal Law Enforcement

July 28, 2020
Our latest investigations into political appointees moving to permanent positions, the designation of "antifa" as a terrorist group, and state-level voter fraud task forces.

Investigations Update: Trump Administration’s Occupation of Portland, CDC Hospital Data, and the Republican Convention

July 21, 2020
Our latest investigations into allegations of misconduct at the State Department, the federal occupation of U.S. cities, and the ongoing response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf gives an interview on July 16 in Las Vegas

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

July 20, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking SF-50s for political appointees converting to career status, as well as records to identify requests and responses from OPM regarding passing over preference eligibles.

FOIA Request to SBA for Muzinich’s Calendars

July 20, 2020
FOIA request to the Small Business Administration seeking all calendars and calendar entries for Deputy Secretary Justin Muzinich.

FOIA Request to SBA for Muzinich’s Communications Concerning the Paycheck Protection Program

July 20, 2020
FOIA request to the Small Business Administration seeking Deputy Secretary Justin Muzinich’s external communications regarding the Paycheck Protection Program.

FOIA Request to SBA for Justin Muzinich’s Communications with Jared Kushner

July 20, 2020
FOIA request to the Small Business Administration seeking Deputy Secretary Justin Muzinich’s email communications with Jared Kushner or Ivanka Trump.

Investigations Update: Mike Pompeo’s Abuses of Office, Trump’s Loyalty Purges, and Caring for Uninsured Covid-19 Patients

July 8, 2020
From voting rights to the pandemic, here's a look at our new investigations from the past week.
Mike and Susan Pompeo in January 2019

FOIA to SBA for Communications with Sen. Mitch McConnell

July 2, 2020
FOIA request to the Small Business Administration for communication records with Sen. Mitch McConnell's office.

No Records Response from SBA Regarding Sent Communications Containing Terms Related to Planned Parenthood

June 22, 2020
The Small Business Administration stated it had no records concerning sent communications containing terms related to Planned Parenthood.

News Roundup: The Administration’s Failure to Confront Two National Crises

June 19, 2020
The Trump administration's responses to the deadly coronavirus pandemic and to nationwide protests against systemic racism in law enforcement have been both harmful and insufficient.