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A Pandemic Is No Time for Secrecy

March 28, 2020
As the nation learns more about the Trump administration’s costly failures to prepare for the pandemic, there is another danger that could exacerbate the outbreak: lack of transparency.

News Roundup: Transparency and Oversight Are More Important Than Ever

March 27, 2020
During ordinary times, government transparency maintains a functioning democracy. But during the coronavirus outbreak, it can also save lives.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Regarding Restricting of Federal Employee Unions

March 23, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies regarding restriction of federal employee unions following Trump’s memo authorizing the Secretary of Defense to exclude Department of Defense employees from union representation.

CDC Calendars from 2018 and 2019: Pandemic-Related Briefings and Meetings

March 23, 2020
American Oversight has published more than 11,000 pages of calendar records from CDC Director Robert Redfield covering March 2018 to March 2019. 

News Roundup: Testing, Messaging and Missed Chances

March 20, 2020
The Trump administration’s early mismanagement of the novel coronavirus outbreak has put thousands of lives in danger.

An Update on American Oversight’s Coronavirus Investigation

March 20, 2020
American Oversight has filed dozens of FOIA requests across the federal government and in several states as we look into the Trump administration’s mismanaged response to the coronavirus outbreak.

FOIA to CMS Seeking Communications with Members of the Coalition Against Rate-Setting

March 20, 2020
FOIA to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) seeking emails between CMS officials and members of the Coalition Against Rate-Setting.

Public Records Request to the Nevada Department of the Administration for Communications with Treasury or the White House about Opportunity Zones

March 19, 2020
Public records request to the Nevada Department of the Administration seeking high-ranking Nevada officials' communications with the U.S. Department of the Treasury or the White House regarding opportunity zones.

Public Records Requests to the Nevada Department of the Administration for Communications about Opportunity Zones

March 19, 2020
Public records request to the Nevada Department of the Administration seeking high-ranking Nevada officials' communications with Michael Milken and associates regarding opportunity zones.

Three Years of American Oversight

March 19, 2020
These are anxious and uncertain times. But as American Oversight marks its third anniversary, our work to expose corruption, self-dealing and other misconduct continues.