FOIA Number: COMM-17-0004

Commerce Political Appointee Resumes

July 7, 2017
The Department of Commerce responded to our FOIA request (COMM-17-0004) providing names, job titles, and resumes for a number of the political appointees at the department.

Statement on the Release of Lobbyist Ethics Waivers

June 7, 2017
The Office of Government Ethics today released ethics waivers from Trump administration appointees, documenting numerous potential conflicts of interest based on previous employment.

Watchdog Sues to Force Release of Ethics Waivers from Eight Trump Administration Agencies

May 17, 2017
Amid news reports that the Trump administration is attempting to block the release of ethics waivers given to former lobbyists working in the government, non-partisan watchdog American Oversight today sued to obtain copies of any ethics waivers issued by eight federal agencies.

FOIA Request to Commerce Seeking Department Seeking Identities, Resumes, and Waivers of New Political Appointees

March 13, 2017
FOIA to Commerce seeking records identifying new political appointees working at the Department of Commerce, including resumes and any ethics or conflict of interest waivers or authorizations.

FOIA Request to Commerce Seeking Identities, Resumes, and Waivers/Authorizations of New Political Appointees

March 13, 2017
FOIA to Commerce seeking records identifying new political appointees working at the department, including resumes and any ethics or conflict of interest waivers or authorizations.