Jurisdiction: Federal

No Records Response from Centers for Disease Control Regarding Communications About President Trump’s Tweets Related to Hurricane Maria’s Death Toll

November 13, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (CDC/ATSDR) had no responsive records regarding communications related to President Trump's tweets on the death toll from Hurricane Maria. We are still waiting for responses from several CDC components.

CDC Records Related to Certifying Hurricane Maria’s Fatalities

November 13, 2018
Centers for Disease Control communications regarding the official death toll in the wake of Hurricane Maria. The entirety of this production revolves around an interview with a reporter from the New Yorker about the storm's fatalities.

Complaint: Union of Concerned Scientists v. DOE and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission – Failed Federal Bailouts

November 13, 2018
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight on behalf of Union of Concerned Scientists against DOE and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission seeking records related to Trump administration’s numerous failed proposals to bail out coal and nuclear power plants.

No Records Response From VA Regarding Office Renovations

November 13, 2018
No records responses from VA in response to our request for office renovation records.

FOIA to Education Regarding the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

November 9, 2018
FOIA to Education seeking communications regarding the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, including communications with Secretary DeVos and senior staff.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Education – Borrower Defense Rule

November 9, 2018
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of Education (ED) to shed light on the agency’s decision to cut back on debt relief for defrauded student borrowers.

American Oversight Sues Education Department for Borrower Defense Records

November 9, 2018
American Oversight today sued the Department of Education (ED) to shed light on the agency’s decision to cut back on debt relief for defrauded student borrowers. This is the watchdog’s tenth suit in its Parallel Investigations Initiative, targeting documents that are also likely to be the subject of congressional investigations.

FOIA to EPA Seeking Michigan Attorney General Communications with Various Offices

November 9, 2018
FOIA to EPA seeking Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette's communications with the Immediate Office of the Administrator, the Office of Water, and the Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations. This FOIA was filed to shed light on the relationships between potential Attorney General candidates and key federal officials.

FOIA to EPA Seeking Michigan Attorney General Communications with Region 5

November 9, 2018
FOIA to EPA seeking Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette's communications with EPA appointees in region 5. This FOIA was filed to shed light on the relationships between potential Attorney General candidates and key federal officials.

FOIA to HHS Seeking Michigan Attorney General Communications

November 9, 2018
FOIA to HHS seeking Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette's communications. This FOIA was filed to shed light on the relationships between potential Attorney General candidates and key federal officials.