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Records Request to the Alabama Department of Corrections Regarding Incident Reports

April 19, 2022
Public records request to the Alabama Department of Corrections asking for incident reports

News Roundup: Efforts to Overturn 2020 Are Not Over

April 15, 2022
Our fight for records from election reviews isn’t just about transparency — it’s also about exposing the blatantly partisan and dangerously anti-democratic motivations behind those sham investigations.

News Roundup: Vos Held in Contempt in Election Inquiry Lawsuit

April 1, 2022
Efforts to avoid accountability have gone hand in hand with today’s threats to democracy.

Emails Show Stephen Miller Led Efforts to Expel Migrants at Border Under Title 42

March 21, 2022
Former White House adviser Stephen Miller spearheaded the Trump administration’s 2020 effort to expel undocumented migrants at the border under the guise of fighting the pandemic, emails obtained by American Oversight suggest.

News Roundup: Legally Impossible, Democratically Dangerous

March 4, 2022
The post-election scramble to dig up any evidence of significant voter fraud has shown us that schemes don’t need to be legally possible, or even ground in reality, to be dangerous.

Arizona DOC Records Released in Response to Request for Communication with Gov. Ducey About Software Error Holding Inmates for Extended Time

February 25, 2022
Records released by Arizona Department of Corrections in response to American Oversight’s request for communications with Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey regarding a software bug that has led to inmates being held in prison longer than required.

News Roundup: Threats to Voting Rights Accelerate

February 25, 2022
Here is this week’s latest news on our investigations into threats to democracy and voting rights, as well as on the pandemic in the U.S.

CBP Records Released in Response to Request for Communications Containing Key Terms Related to the Coronavirus

February 18, 2022
Records released by Customs and Border Protection in response to American Oversight’s request seeking sent communications containing key terms related to the coronavirus.

News Roundup: Exploiting the Big Lie

February 18, 2022
Catch up on the latest news about threats to democracy, voting rights, and the pandemic with this week’s newsletter.

News Roundup: ‘Records Matter’

February 11, 2022
“The Presidential Records Act is critical to our democracy, in which the government is held accountable by the people,” Archivist of the United States David Ferriero said earlier this week. “Records matter.”