Topic: Business and Economic Policy

FOIA Seeking Wilbur Ross’s Communications with Mitch McConnell

March 24, 2020
FOIA Seeking Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross’s communications with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell regarding the aluminum industry in Kentucky.

USDA Records of Secretary Perdue’s Emails Sent to Non-Government Email Addresses

March 20, 2020
Records of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue’s sent communications to non-government email addresses. American Oversight sought these records to shed light on Perdue’s actions and communications during his tenure as secretary. These records contain communications with Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler and Loeffler’s husband, Jeffrey Sprecher, as well as with Louise Linton (Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s wife), former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, and Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Stephen Censky before his appointment to the agency.

News Roundup: Testing, Messaging and Missed Chances

March 20, 2020
The Trump administration’s early mismanagement of the novel coronavirus outbreak has put thousands of lives in danger.

Public Records Request to the Nevada Department of the Administration for Communications with Treasury or the White House about Opportunity Zones

March 19, 2020
Public records request to the Nevada Department of the Administration seeking high-ranking Nevada officials' communications with the U.S. Department of the Treasury or the White House regarding opportunity zones.

Public Records Requests to the Nevada Department of the Administration for Communications about Opportunity Zones

March 19, 2020
Public records request to the Nevada Department of the Administration seeking high-ranking Nevada officials' communications with Michael Milken and associates regarding opportunity zones.

OCC Communications with Financial Institutions Regarding Leveraged Loans

March 18, 2020
Records from the Department of the Treasury's Office of the Comptroller of Currency (OCC) in response to American Oversight's request for communications with key individuals in Congress, various trade associations, and financial institutions such as Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, and Bank of America regarding leveraged loans.

FOIA to OMB Seeking Records of Meetings Regarding the Impoundment Control Act

March 18, 2020
FOIA request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) seeking calendar entries of OMB leadership referring to the Impoundment Control Act.

FOIA to OMB Seeking Email Communications Regarding the Impoundment Control Act

March 18, 2020
FOIA request to the Office of Management and Budget seeking emails send by OMB leadership referring to the Impoundment Control Act.

FOIA to OMB for Leadership’s Text Messages

March 18, 2020
FOIA request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) seeking the text messages of OMB leadership.

FOIA to Treasury Requesting Communications about ZTE

March 18, 2020
FOIA to the Department of the Treasury requesting communications with the White House about the telecommunications company ZTE.