Topic: Budget, Taxes & the Economy

NCUA Calendars for Rodney Hood from April 2019 to June 2020

July 29, 2020
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) records for NCUA Chairman Rodney Hood from April 2019 to June 2020.

SBA Calendar Records Regarding a Specific Meeting with Bank Executives in March 2020

July 24, 2020
Records from the Small Business Administration in response to American Oversight's request for calendar records from March 11, 2020, regarding a meeting with bank executives potentially concerning Covid-19.

Investigations Update: Trump Administration’s Occupation of Portland, CDC Hospital Data, and the Republican Convention

July 21, 2020
Our latest investigations into allegations of misconduct at the State Department, the federal occupation of U.S. cities, and the ongoing response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf gives an interview on July 16 in Las Vegas

Investigations Update: Militarization of Police, Covid-19 in Migrant Detention Centers, and Barr’s Political Interference

July 14, 2020
Here’s a look at the investigations our team has been pursuing through public records requests in the last week.

FOIA to CFPB Seeking Communications Between Eric Blankenstein and Large Financial Institutions

July 13, 2020
FOIA to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau seeking communications between Eric Blankenstein and large consumer-facing banks.

FOIA to DFC Seeking Record Disclosing a “Covid Mail” Email Address

July 9, 2020
FOIA to the International Development Finance Corporation seeking record disclosing a "Covid Mail" email address.

No Records Response from DFC for Emails from the White House “Covid Mail” System

July 6, 2020
The International Development Finance Corporation stated it had no email communications from the White House "Covid Mail" email system, which is reportedly used to forward coronavirus-related requests from "friends and family" of the White House to agency officials.

Letter to Congress Regarding Covid-19 Congressional Oversight Commission

July 1, 2020
Letter co-signed by American Oversight and a number of other organizations, calling on congressional leaders to quickly name a chair to the Covid-19 Congressional Oversight Commission, a commission established by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act to oversee how the Department of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve Board manage coronavirus relief funds.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Treasury – Coronavirus Stimulus Package Communications and Calendars

July 1, 2020
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of the Treasury for records concerning the coronavirus stimulus package, including communications about key provisions in the stimulus, agency officials’ communications with White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner and emails with non-government entities.

FOIA to USDA Seeking Communications with Specific Food Service Companies

June 26, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Agriculture seeking communications with specific food service companies, including recipients of contracts for the Farmers to Families Food Box Program.