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American Oversight Files Motion to Hold Speaker Vos in Contempt for Failure to Comply with Wisconsin Public Records Law

On Friday, American Oversight asked the court to hold Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Vos in contempt of court for failing to comply with the court’s order to release contractors’ records related…

News Roundup: Robin Vos and Michael Gableman’s Partisan Investigation

Wisconsin’s partisan election investigation got a dose of public accountability this week.

Discrepancies in Fulton County Commissioner’s Testimony to Pennsylvania Senate

American Oversight sent a letter to the Pennsylvania Senate highlighting significant inconsistencies in testimony regarding a December 2020 audit of Fulton County election materials.

Emails from Spring 2021 Show County Officials’ Opposition to Local Election Board Restructuring in Georgia

American Oversight has obtained records showing backlash among county election officials against efforts to give partisan actors control over election administration.

Expense Records Reveal New Details about Wisconsin’s Partisan Election Investigation

The documents obtained by American Oversight include details about travel and reimbursements, as well as information about the investigation’s office space, which includes sublease agreements with conservative lawyers paying much…

New Records Detail South Dakota Gov. Noem’s Taxpayer Spending on Furnishings for Governor’s Mansion

According to the documents obtained by American Oversight, the South Dakota governor spent nearly $60,000 on rugs, furniture, chandeliers, and other decor.

Investigations

The January 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol

The heavily armed, Trump-incited mob attack of Jan. 6, 2021, was an attack not just on the U.S. Capitol building, but also on democracy and the rule of law.

Voter-ID Proposals in States Across the Country

In many states, conservative lawmakers are responding to 2020’s record turnout by proposing voting-rights restrictions, including voter identification requirements. We’re investigating the origins and influences behind new proposals in states…

State Proposals to Restrict Protests

American Oversight is investigating state-level efforts aimed at curtailing protests, including bills that contain harsher punishments for crimes committed during demonstrations or provide criminal liability shields to drivers who hit…

Covid-19 Oversight Hub

We’re tracking the latest developments in the federal, state, and independent investigations into the government response to the Covid-19 pandemic. From congressional hearings and inspector general reports to public records releases and legal battles, stay up to date on the work of the watchdogs conducting oversight of the Covid-19 response.

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Explore our library of public documents related to oversight of the coronavirus response. Sort by topic, and find witness testimony, FOIA releases, watchdog reports, and more.

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We’re tracking the latest developments in the federal, state, and independent investigations into the government response to the Covid-19 pandemic. From congressional hearings and inspector general reports to public records releases and legal battles, stay up to date on the work of the watchdogs conducting oversight of the Covid-19 response.

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Check out our comprehensive list of coronavirus-related lawsuits and find out more about the records being sought by American Oversight and other organizations.

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