Entity: DHS - United States Coast Guard

Investigations Update: Postal Service Sabotage, Covid-19 Operation Warp Speed, and Portland Protest Deployment Costs

August 18, 2020
See the latest in our investigations of the Trump administration's attacks on the U.S. Postal Service, the struggling federal response to the coronavirus pandemic, and the taxpayer resources used to deploy federal agents to suppress racial justice protests in Portland.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies for Records Related to the Cost of Deploying Federal Officials to Portland, Oregon

August 12, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice for records related to the cost of deploying federal officials in response to racial justice protests in Portland, Oregon.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies for Lodging Invoices from the Federal Deployment to Portland, Oregon

August 12, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice for lodging invoices from the federal government's deployment to Portland, Oregon, in response to racial justice protests.

News Roundup: Who Will Watch the Inspectors General?

May 8, 2020
Every week seems to bring a new example of President Donald Trump’s disdain — or fear — of independent oversight.

FOIA to Coast Guard Seeking Records Regarding Incidents of White Supremacist or Pro-Nazi Activity Among Military Personnel

May 1, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Coast Guard seeking reports, studies, or data concerning incidents of white supremacist, white nationalist, white separatist, far-right, alt-right, or pro-Nazi activity or ideology among military personnel.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Records Regarding Federal Spending at Trump Properties

November 19, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records regarding federal spending at Trump properties, including any guidance issued regarding use of Trump properties for official business, as well as any expenses paid to Trump properties.

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 DHS Regarding the Use of Ships to Compose the Border Wall

July 23, 2018
FOIA seeking all records reflecting any proposal, discussion, or decision regarding the use of old and/or decommissioned ships or other marine vessels as a building material for a wall on the southwest border of the United States, and any email chains to which such proposals are attached. This FOIA was submitted following reports that the United States Coast Guard (USCG) has considered disposing of ships to use as building material for a wall along the U.S.-Mexican border.

FOIA to USCG Regarding to Hurricane Maria

November 15, 2017
FOIA to DHS/USCG regarding Hurricane Maria seeking electronic communications related to hurricane relief efforts.