Topic: Budget

FOIA to USTR Seeking Calendar Entries

November 1, 2017
FOIA to USTR seeking calendar entries for upper-level USTR employees.

FOIA to Commerce Regarding NAFTA Talking Points

November 1, 2017
FOIA to Commerce seeking NAFTA talking points.

American Oversight Sues State Department for Records Showing Efforts to Compel Mexico to Pay for Border Wall

October 31, 2017
American Oversight sued the State Department in order to obtain records related to communications and negotiations with the Mexican government regarding President Trump's ongoing claims that Mexico will pay for the proposed border wall.

Complaint: American Oversight v. State Department – Mexico Wall Payments

October 31, 2017
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the State Department seeking records of any attempts by the U.S. government to make Mexico pay for President Trump’s proposed border wall. 

DHS Response to FOIA Request About Wall Contracting

August 19, 2017
DHS responded to American Oversight's FOIA request (DHS-17-0184) for records identifying the members of the selection committee that will make decisions about awarding the wall contracts. DHS said it was prohibited from releasing the requested records.

No Records Response from DHS Regarding Construction or Funding for the Border Wall

August 18, 2017
The Department of Homeland Security found no responsive records to American Oversight's FOIA request or communications with the border agent union or with Congress regarding funding for the border wall.

FOIA Request to EPA Regarding Konkus Grant Decisions

August 18, 2017
FOIA request to the Environmental Protection Agency regarding Konkus' ability to review grant solicitations and seeking grant decisions.

Treasury Rejection of FOIA Request Regarding Tax Reform

August 17, 2017
IRS Response to American Oversight's FOIA requesting records detailing communications between IRS staff and third-party organizations about potential legislation regarding the federal tax code stating that the FOIA isn't reasonably described.