Topic: Health Care

News Roundup: Whose Stockpile, and Which States?

April 3, 2020
It shouldn’t be surprising that the president, who downplayed the crisis until just a few weeks ago, is once again avoiding taking responsibility.

FOIA to CMS Seeking Directive from the White House to Not Reopen HealthCare.gov for a Special Enrollment Period

April 2, 2020
FOIA request to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services seeking directives from the White House to not reopen healthcare.gov for a special enrollment period.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Communications Concerning the Issue of Abortion and Domestic Terror Threats

April 2, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Justice seeking communications containing key works related to the issue of abortion. In February 2020, FBI Director Christopher Wray stated before the House Judiciary Committee that “abortion violent extremism” is now included in the agency’s categorization of terrorism efforts.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking All Coronavirus Briefing Materials Prepared for Jared Kushner

April 2, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services seeking all coronavirus-related briefing materials prepared for Jared Kushner.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Coronavirus Intelligence Products

April 1, 2020
FOIA request the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, Defense Intelligence Agency, and Central Intelligence Agency seeking all finished intelligence products regarding the coronavirus outbreak and the risk of its spread.

FOIA to Commerce Seeking Directives Regarding the Defense Production Act

April 1, 2020
FOIA to Commerce seeking directives and guidance regarding the implementation of the Defense Production Act

FOIA to BIS Seeking Directives Regarding the Defense Production Act

April 1, 2020
FOIA to BIS seeking directives and guidance regarding the implementation of the Defense Production Act

FOIA Request to Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Seeking Emails with Federal Officials Related to the Coronavirus Emergency

April 1, 2020
FOIA Request to Michigan Department of Health and Human Services seeking emails with federal officials related to the coronavirus public health crisis, including diagnostic testing and emergency response

Public Information Request to Texas Attorney General Seeking Communications Sent to the White House and Public Health Agencies

April 1, 2020
Public Information Request seeking communications sent from officials in the Office of the Attorney General to the Executive Office of the President and select federal health departments or agencies during the time span covering March 10, 2020 to March 25, 2020.

Public Information Request to Texas Attorney General Seeking Sent Communications Advocating to Restrict Abortion Access

April 1, 2020
Public Information Request seeking communications sent by officials in the Office of the Attorney General of Texas to non-governmental organizations which advocate to restrict abortion access during the time span covering March 10, 2020 to March 25, 2020.