Jurisdiction: Federal

FOIA to DOL Seeking Communications with Ballard Partners

August 13, 2018
FOIA to DOL seeking communications involving any employee or representative of Ballard Partners (@ballardfl.com), including, but not limited to, Brian Ballard, Sylvester Lukis, Dan McFaul, Rebecca Benn, and Justin Sayfie. Ballard Partners lobbies on behalf of GEO Group, which owns and operates private prisons, immigration-detention centers. American Oversight submits this FOIA to shed light on the nature of their lobbying efforts.

FOIA to DOJ Regarding Ballard Partners and Bradley Arant Boult Cummings

August 13, 2018
FOIA to DOJ seeking communications with Ballard Partners and Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, both of whom lobby on behalf of GEO Group. GEO Group owns and operates private prisons, immigration-detention centers. American Oversight submits this FOIA to shed light on the nature of their lobbying efforts.

FOIA to DHS/USCIS Seeking Communications with Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

August 13, 2018
FOIA to DHS/USCIS seeking communications involving any employee or representative of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP (@bradley.com), including, but not limited to, David Stewart and Paul Kavinoky. Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP lobbies on behalf of GEO Group, which owns and operates private prisons, immigration-detention centers. American Oversight submits this FOIA to shed light on the nature of their lobbying efforts.

FOIA to ICE Seeking Communications with Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

August 13, 2018
FOIA to ICE seeking communications involving any employee or representative of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP (@bradley.com), including, but not limited to, David Stewart and Paul Kavinoky. Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP lobbies on behalf of GEO Group, which owns and operates private prisons, immigration-detention centers. American Oversight submits this FOIA to shed light on the nature of their lobbying efforts.

FOIA to CBP Seeking Communications with Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

August 13, 2018
FOIA to CBP seeking communications involving any employee or representative of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP (@bradley.com), including, but not limited to, David Stewart and Paul Kavinoky. Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP lobbies on behalf of GEO Group, which owns and operates private prisons, immigration-detention centers. American Oversight submits this FOIA to shed light on the nature of their lobbying efforts.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Communications with Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

August 13, 2018
FOIA to DHS seeking communications involving any employee or representative of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP (@bradley.com), including, but not limited to, David Stewart and Paul Kavinoky. Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP lobbies on behalf of GEO Group, which owns and operates private prisons, immigration-detention centers. American Oversight submits this FOIA to shed light on the nature of their lobbying efforts.

FOIA to FDA Regarding the Appointment of Mindy Brashears

August 10, 2018
FOIA to FDA seeking communications between USDA political appointees and Mindy Brashears in order to shed light on her appointment to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service given her ties to the industry.

FOIA to DOJ Regarding Changes to the National Crime Victim Questionnaire

August 10, 2018
FOIA to DOJ regarding changes to the National Crime Victim Questionnaire, which collects data on hate crimes against LGBTQ youth. American Oversight is seeking communications and memos regarding this decision, its approval, or its rationale.

FOIA to USDA Regarding the Appointment of Mindy Brashears

August 9, 2018
FOIA to USDA seeking communications between USDA political appointees and Mindy Brashears in order to shed light on her appointment to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service given her ties to the industry.

Complaint: Brennan Center v. DOJ – Voting Purge Letter

August 7, 2018
Represented by American Oversight, the Brennan Center for Justice is suing DOJ for refusing to turn over documents related to a letter DOJ sent asking for detailed information about how states maintain their voter rolls, which could have led to voter purging.