- May 24, 2018
Campaign Legal Center v. United States Department of Justice was filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia after the Department of Justice (DOJ) denied a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request seeking information on the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. CLC, along with pro bono counsel Adam Miller of Buckley Sandler, LLP, filed the complaint on May 21, 2018.
- Apr 27, 2018
In Campaign Legal Center v. General Services Administration, Campaign Legal Center (“CLC”) is suing the General Services Administration (“GSA”) over its refusal to provide travel records responsive to CLC’s Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) request.
- Apr 10, 2018
This case seeks to compel U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to disclose operating agreements related to its Northwest Detention Facility in Tacoma, Washington, which may show that the subsidiary of a private prison company has a direct relationship with a federal contract—contradicting public denials from its leadership and raising further questions about the legality of its political contributions.
- Jun 20, 2018
Walter Shaub, CLC's Senior Director of Ethics, signed onto a letter to the ethics official at the Department of Veterans Affairs expressing concern regarding the agency's proposal to issue a blanket waiver to all its employees related to for-profit education benefits.
- Jun 19, 2018
CLC filed a complaint against EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt asking for an investigation into his ethics conduct when he used his official position and government resources to try and secure a franchise opportunity for his wife at Chick-fil-A. CLC sent this to the EPA's Inspector General and the Office of Government Ethics.
- Jun 6, 2018
The Department of the Interior's Office of Special Counsel responded to CLC's legal complaint about the activity of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke for violation of the Hatch Act. The issue stems from a fundraiser Zinke appeared at in the Virgin Islands. This letter signifies the closing of the matter.
- May 24, 2018
CLC submitted comments to the Federal Election Commission (FEC) on internet ad disclaimers. CLC explains the importance of disclaimers for keeping voters fully informed about the person or group disseminating political messages.