Jurisdiction: Federal

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 DOI BSEE Seeking Records Reflecting Political Appointee Use of Trump Campaign Slogans

February 13, 2019
FOIA to the Department of the Interior Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) seeking communications of BSEE Director Scott Angelle that include MAGA or other Trump campaign slogans. This FOIA was submitted following Office of Special Counsel guidance indicating that federal employees should not use the term “resistance” or express support for or opposition to impeachment.

FOIA to DOI Office of Solicitor Seeking Records Reflecting Political Appointee Use of Trump Campaign Slogans

February 13, 2019
FOIA to the Department of the Interior Office of the Solicitor seeking communications of Principal Deputy Solicitor, Daniel Jorjani, that include MAGA or other Trump campaign slogans. This FOIA was submitted following Office of Special Counsel guidance indicating that federal employees should not use the term “resistance” or express support for or opposition to impeachment.

FOIA to DOI OSMRE Seeking Records Reflecting Political Appointee Use of Trump Campaign Slogans

February 13, 2019
FOIA to the Department of the Interior Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) seeking communications of Landon “Tucker” Davis that include MAGA or other Trump campaign slogans. This FOIA was submitted following Office of Special Counsel guidance indicating that federal employees should not use the term “resistance” or express support for or opposition to impeachment.

FOIA to GSA Seeking Data Submitted for Senior Federal Travel Reports

February 13, 2019
FOIA to the General Services Administration seeking Senior Federal Travel data provided by agencies. Agencies must report data semi-annually for travel by senior federal officials and non-federal travelers who fly aboard their aircraft. This request seeks data submitted to GSA in 2018, and follows up on a similar request American Oversight filed in November 2017.

HUD Senior Official Lynne Patton Thinks American Oversight Needs to Get a Life

February 12, 2019
American Oversight obtained email communications from the Department of Housing and Urban Development discussing FOIA requests with former Trump aide turned HUD senior official Lynne Patton, in which Patton stated that American Oversight needs to "get a life."