Entity: Department of Health and Human Services

Emails Show Industry Influence on Florida Cruise Ship Preemption Bill

December 17, 2021
Cruise industry lobbyists were heavily involved in crafting a bill that prevents Florida municipalities from placing restrictions, including those related to public health measures, on cruise ships docking at their ports.

CDC Communications Containing Terms Related to Covid-19 and Testing

December 15, 2021
Records from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released in response to American Oversight’s request for communications containing terms related to the coronavirus and coronavirus testing.

NIAID Emails with White House Officials Involved in Coronavirus Response from February to June 2020

December 10, 2021
Records from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) in response to American Oversight's request for all communications between agency and White House officials involved in the federal government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak. These records include email communications spanning from February to June 2020.

FOIA to HHS for Sent Communications of Retiring FDA Covid-19 Vaccine Officials

December 2, 2021
FOIA to the Food and Drug Administration for retiring Covid-19 vaccine officials' sent communications during the last several weeks of their employment.

HHS Sent Communications Containing Key Terms Related to Coronavirus

November 8, 2021
Records from the Department of Health and Human Services in response to American Oversight's request for the agency's sent communication records containing key terms related to the coronavirus pandemic.

News Roundup: More Bogus Audits, Trump’s Covid-19 Postcards, and the Costs of ‘Operation Lone Star’

October 1, 2021
As we wrote last week, it did not matter that the sham “audit” of votes cast in Maricopa County repeated what had already been confirmed by actual independent audits — that Joe Biden defeated Trump. The election review’s primary outcome was in keeping conspiracy theories and lies about voter fraud alive for the multiple months it dragged on.

FOIA to HHS for Former Secretary Azar’s Text Message Communications Sent or Received on Select Dates

September 15, 2021
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services seeking text message communications sent or received by former HHS Secretary Alex Azar on select dates in 2020.

HHS Records Regarding the Budget for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019

August 13, 2021
Records from the Department of Health and Human Services regarding the agency budget for fiscal year 2019. These records include communications from the Spring of 2018.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking 2021 Records Related to Family Separation

August 10, 2021
FOIA request to multiple agencies seeking records related to family separations under the Biden administration.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications Containing Key Terms Related to Title 42

August 5, 2021
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records reflecting sent communications containing key terms related to the expulsion of migrants under the Public Health Safety Act Title 42, which was invoked by President Donald Trump in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Title 42 has enabled border patrol officers to expel migrants who cannot present valid entry documents at the Southern border without providing them the opportunity to seek asylum.