FOIA Number: DOT-17-0492

Elaine Chao Calendars Reveal New Links to Family’s Company, Including Private Photo Session

June 10, 2019
Transportation Secretary Chao’s actions on behalf of her family’s shipping company included a private photo session with her father at the Department of Transportation as well as a speaking engagement.
(Photo: James F. X. O'Gara)

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao Calendars February 2017 – March 2018

March 4, 2019
Detailed calendars for Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao covering the time period from February 2017-March 2018. There are two files in this production. Obtained via Freedom of Information Act litigation by American Oversight.

DOT Chief of Staff Geoffrey Burr Calendars April 2017 – March 2018

March 4, 2019
Department of Transportation calendars of former Chief of Staff Geoffrey Burr from April 2017-March 2018. Burr had meetings with Kentucky Secretary of Transportation Greg Thomas, the Owensboro Chamber of Commerce, and Aichi Prefecture Governor Hideaki Ohmura to discuss Kentucky issues.

DOT Senior Political Appointee Calendars

July 9, 2018
Calendars maintained by Department of Transportation political appointees, including Secretary Elaine Chao, Deputy Secretary Jeffrey Rosen, and Chief of Staff Geoffrey Burr, as well as for Secretary Chao's conference room. Calendars cover the time period of January 2017 through March 2018.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Multiple Agencies – Senior Official Calendars

March 8, 2018
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight seeking calendars for senior political appointees at Commerce, Education, EPA, DOE, DHS, Interior, Labor, DOT, HHS, HUD, SBA, State, Treasury, and USDA.

FOIA to DOT for Calendars of Senior Officials

November 1, 2017
FOIA to DOT for calendars of senior officials, including Secretary Elaine Chao, Jeff Rosen, and Geoff Burr.