Jurisdiction: Federal

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Additional Ethics Waivers for Matthew Whitaker

December 20, 2018
FOIA to DOJ seeking additional ethics and recusal determinations for Acting AG Whitaker. This FOIA was filed in light of reports that Whitaker will not recuse himself from the Mueller investigation.

Complaint: SEIU v. HHS and CMS – Communications with Conservative Think Tanks

December 20, 2018
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight on behalf of SEIU against HHS and CMS seeking their communications with conservative think tanks like Freedom Foundation, the State Policy Network, and National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Barr’s Communications Regarding Mueller

December 20, 2018
FOIA to DOJ seeking communications between AG nominee Barr and DOJ regarding Special Counsel Mueller's investigation.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Communications Regarding AG Nominee Barr’s Conflicts of Interest

December 20, 2018
FOIA to DOJ seeking communications regarding any potential conflict of interest, recusal, or other ethics or professional responsibility consideration raised by Attorney General nominee William Barr’s potential involvement in the ongoing investigation of Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

FOIA to Treasury Seeking Louise Linton Photographs

December 20, 2018
FOIA to Treasury Bureau of Engraving and Printing seeking all photographs taken by any photographer acting on behalf of the Department of the Treasury or its components (including as a contractor) in which Louise Linton appears.

FOIA to Education Seeking Schmoke Communications

December 20, 2018
FOIA to Education seeking Julian Schmoke communications with Congress and outside groups.

How FEMA Learned from Ben Carson’s $31,000 Dining Set Purchase

December 20, 2018
The public outcry over HUD Secretary Carson’s office furniture likely dissuaded FEMA officials from similar spending sprees.

FOIA to Education Regarding the Report “Federal Student Aid’s Borrower Defense to Repayment Loan Discharge Process”

December 20, 2018
FOIA to Education regarding the report "Federal Student Aid’s Borrower Defense to Repayment Loan Discharge Process" and related communications.

FOIA to Education Seeking Communications Regarding the Social Security Administration

December 20, 2018
FOIA to Education seeking communications regarding obtaining borrower earnings information from the Social Security Administration.

FOIA to Education Seeking Records Related to the Borrower Defense Unit

December 20, 2018
FOIA to Education seeking communications and memos regarding the Borrower Defense Unit and staffing changes.