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News Roundup: Speaker Vos’ Secret Impeachment Panel

A Friday hearing in our lawsuit seeking to prevent a panel convened by Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Vos from meeting in private has only heightened concerns about government secrecy.

Court Sets Hearing in Vos Secret Impeachment Panel Lawsuit

American Oversight sued the secret panel convened by Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos to discuss the potential impeachment of a state supreme court justice.

New Florida Migrant Flight Records Reveal Careful Language Updates Following Trafficking Allegations

Documents obtained by American Oversight and reported on by the Tallahassee Democrat contain new contract amendments and expense details related to Gov. DeSantis’ migrant transportation program.

American Oversight Files Open Meetings Lawsuit Against Speaker Vos’ Secret Impeachment Panel

The lawsuit seeks to compel the panel to comply with Wisconsin’s Open Meetings Law.

American Oversight Files Complaint Against Wisconsin Speaker Vos’ Secret Impeachment Panel for Violations of Open Meetings Law

American Oversight asks Dane County District Attorney to void any actions already taken in secret and to prevent further meetings of the panel created by Vos to advise on the…

American Oversight Urges Top North Carolina Lawmakers to Reject Attempt to Eviscerate Public Records Laws

More than 20 government accountability groups signed the letter urging state legislators to reject provisions in the state budget that would significantly expand lawmakers’ exemptions to public records requirements.


Efforts to Restrict Abortion Rights

American Oversight has filed dozens of public records requests in states across the country seeking communications and analyses about new or potential abortion restrictions in the wake of the U.S.…

Conservative States’ Migrant Transportation Programs

Governors in Florida, Texas, and Arizona have sent immigrants to states hundreds of miles away as part of an exploitative political stunt.

Wisconsin’s Baseless Investigation of the 2020 Election

Following the 2020 election, Wisconsin joined a growing list of states where allies of former President Trump launched bogus “investigations” as part of an effort to cast doubt on the…