Jurisdiction: Federal

News Roundup: Citizenship, the Census and the Constitution

February 15, 2019
The Supreme Court will consider the inclusion of a citizenship question on the census, Trump declares a national emergency and the Senate confirms William Barr.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Communications with Ballard Partners

February 14, 2019
FOIA to DOD seeking political appointee communications with lobbying firm Ballard Partners. Florida-based Ballard Partners has grown rapidly due to its connections with the Trump administration, and this request seeks to uncover Ballard's influence on the administration.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications with Ballard Partners

February 14, 2019
FOIA Request to multiple agencies lobbied by lobbying firm Ballard Partners seeking communications with Trump administration political appointees. Florida-based Ballard Partners has grown rapidly due to its connections with the Trump administration, and this request seeks to uncover Ballard's influence on the administration.

FOIA to Education Seeking Records Regarding Education Department Reorganization

February 14, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Education seeking records related to any reorganization or restructuring of the Department, including any associated redistribution of funds.

FOIA to DOL Regarding Analyses and Communications Related to the Tip Rule

February 14, 2019
FOIA to DOL seeking communications and final analyses of the impact of the tip rule proposed by the Department of Labor in December 2017.

FOIA to OMB Regarding Analyses and Communications Related to the Tip Rule

February 14, 2019
FOIA to OMB seeking communications and final analyses of the impact of the tip rule proposed by the Department of Labor in December 2017.

FOIA to EPA Seeking Records Relating to EPA’s Rollback of Climate Protections

February 14, 2019
FOIA to Environmental Protection Agency seeking records relating to EPA's decision to roll back several key protections against the consequences of climate change.

FOIA to Education Seeking Communications with Mick Zais Campaign Donors

February 14, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Education seeking communications between Deputy Secretary Mick Zais and donors to his campaign for South Carolina Superintendent of Education.

FOIA to Education Seeking Communications with Newberry College

February 14, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Education seeking communications between Deputy Secretary Mick Zais and representatives of Newberry College, of which he was formerly president.

FOIA to Education Seeking Communications with Individuals or Entities from South Carolina

February 14, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Education seeking communications between Deputy Secretary Mick Zais, who was previously an educator and public official in South Carolina, and public figures and entities from South Carolina.