Topic: Business and Economic Policy

No Records Response from USTR Regarding Communications with Trump Organization

April 20, 2020
No records response from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative in response to American Oversight's request for records regarding communications with the Trump Organization.

DOJ Withheld Records Response Regarding Legal Memo on Antitrust Probe into Automaker Emissions Deal

April 17, 2020
The Department of Justice stated that it had located records responsive to American Oversight's request for records regarding a legal memo on antitrust probe saying that documents, but it withheld the documents in full.

News Roundup: Who Stands to Gain?

April 17, 2020
As the administration’s tragically mismanaged response to the coronavirus continues to lurch onward, the answers to that question are more important than ever.
New York City during coronavirus lockdown

Request to USDA for the Agency’s Human Pandemic Operations Plan

April 17, 2020
FOIA request to U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) asking for the agency’s “Human Pandemic Operations Plan.”

FOIA to USDA for Data and Guidance Related to Protein Processing Plants and COVID-19

April 17, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) asking for data on processing plant inspector’s protective equipment and wellness and guidance related to protein (meat, egg, dairy) processing plants in response to the outbreak of COVID-19.

Request to USDA for Communications with Protein Industry Groups and Government Officials with COVID-19 Outbreaks in their States

April 17, 2020
FOIA Request to U.S. Department of Agriculture for communications with protein (meat, egg, dairy) industry groups and government officials with COVID-19 outbreaks in their states.

FOIA to Treasury and IRS Seeking Emails about Adding Trump’s Signature to Stimulus Checks

April 17, 2020
FOIA to Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service seeking officials’ emails regarding delays and costs associated with adding Trump’s signature to coronavirus stimulus checks.

FOIA to Treasury and IRS Seeking White House Directives to Add Trump’s Signature to Stimulus Checks

April 17, 2020
FOIA to Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service seeking records reflecting directives from the White House to add Trump’s signature to coronavirus stimulus checks.relief

FOIA to Treasury Seeking Cost and Delay Estimates to Add Trump’s Signature to Stimulus Checks

April 17, 2020
FOIA to Treasury seeking analyses of additional delays and costs associated with adding Trump’s signature to coronavirus stimulus checks.

Commerce Emails Regarding Ethics Advice for Sec. Ross

April 15, 2020
Department of Commerce email records of ethics advice given from agency counsel to Secretary Ross about meetings with business leaders and Secretary Ross's holdings.