FOIA Number: USDA-19-1160

USDA Senior Officials’ Communications with Anti-Animal Rights Organizations

December 31, 2019
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) email communications between senior officials and outside groups associated with lobbying for more lenient animal rights enforcement.

News Roundup: Photos of Detention Centers for Migrant Children; Stephen Miller’s Hand in Immigration Policy

September 13, 2019
Investigating the Trump administration's harsh immigration restrictions, Jared Kushner's role in Middle East policy, and influence and access at DeVos' Education Department.
Abbott House in Irvington, New York

FOIA to USDA Seeking Communications with Entities Subject to Animal Welfare Regulations

September 12, 2019
FOIA request to the United States Department of Agriculture seeking communications with industry groups subject to animal welfare regulations. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on whether and to what extent outside groups exert influence, or attempt to influence, USDA policy on enforcing animal care standards.