Entity: Small Business Administration

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.

FOIA to SBA Seeking Communications with Senators Lankford and Inhofe

June 4, 2019
FOIA to the Small Business Administration seeking communications of SBA Director of the Office of Faith Based and Community Initiatives Todd Pauley with Senators James Lankford and James Inhofe, who Mr. Pauley has politically supported in the past.

News Roundup: Elaine Chao’s Stocks, Trump’s Handwritten Notes, and the Administration’s Communications with the NRA

May 31, 2019
Elijah Cummings has accused the administration of blocking a congressional investigation of the Education Department’s attempts to replace its internal watchdog.

FOIA to SBA Seeking Communications with the National Rifle Association

May 30, 2019
FOIA to the Small Business Administration seeking communications between senior officials and the National Rifle Association.

News Roundup: Trump Administration’s Defiance of Congressional Subpoenas

April 26, 2019
Trump and his administration are refusing to even negotiate in good faith with congressional investigators.

FOIA to SBA Seeking Communications with World Wrestling Entertainment and McMahon Ventures

April 26, 2019
FOIA to the Small Business Administration seeking communications with World Wrestling Entertainment and McMahon Ventures, business interests of former Administrator Linda McMahon.

FOIA to SBA Seeking Communications with Women’s Leadership LIVE

April 26, 2019
FOIA to the Small Business Administration seeking communications with Women's Leadership LIVE, a business interest of former Administrator Linda McMahon.

FOIA to SBA Seeking Ethics and Recusal Determinations for Former Administrator Linda McMahon

April 26, 2019
FOIA to the Small Business Administration seeking records of ethics and recusal determinations made for former Administrator Linda McMahon after she continued to be featured on the Women’s Leadership LIVE website, social media, and events while she served as SBA administrator even though she agreed to resign from her former management positions.

SBA Political Appointee Resumes and SF-50s

April 23, 2019
Small Business Administration employment records, including resumes and SF-50s 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.

SBA Records of Personal Email Use by Administrator McMahon

March 15, 2019
Small Business Administration records of communications where Administrator Linda McMahon used a personal email account. American Oversight sought these records after media reports that Ivanka Trump had used her personal email account extensively, even after officially joining the White House.