FOIA Number: USDA-19-1012

News Roundup: The Hatch Act and Freedom of Speech

August 16, 2019
New harsh immigration policies, weaker endangered species protections, and a lawsuit to protect the free speech rights of federal employees.

FOIA to USDA Seeking Communications Between Georgia USDA Officials and Entities Linked to Secretary Perdue’s Family Business

August 12, 2019
FOIA to U.S. Department of Agriculture seeking email communications between Rural Development and Farm Service Agency officials for Georgia, and entities associated with Secretary Perdue’s family business interests. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on Secretary Perdue's actions and communications during his tenure as Secretary of Agriculture.