FOIA Number: GSA-20-0425

GSA Records Related to Site Visits for Office Relocations

June 1, 2020
U.S. General Services Administration records related to site visits for the relocation of two U.S. Department of Agriculture offices outside the Washington, D.C. area. These records include itineraries for visits to North Carolina and Indiana, but do not include the itinerary for the winning location, which was Kansas City, Missouri. The initial FOIA request for these records was filed in partnership with the Union of Concerned Scientists.

Complaint: American Oversight and Union of Concerned Scientists v. USDA and GSA — USDA Kansas City Relocation

May 13, 2020
Lawsuit filed by the Union of Concerned Scientists and American Oversight against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the General Services Administration for records — including site visit records, cost analyses, and decision memos — regarding the relocation of USDA offices to 805 Pennsylvania Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. The building selected for the relocation is co-owned by a business belonging to Michael Merriman, a prominent Repblican donor in Kansas and Missouri.

FOIA to GSA Seeking All Records Reflecting USDA Relocation Site Visits

March 4, 2020
FOIA to the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) seeking all records reflecting site visits to the location finalists for the relocation of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Economic Research Service and National Institute of Food and Agriculture. This request was filed in partnership with the Union of Concerned Scientists.