Entity: Florida

News Roundup: “Remain in Mexico,” New Lawsuits, and Trump’s Friend Tom Barrack

August 2, 2019
Documents we uncovered show that a question asking asylum-seekers whether they had fear of being returned to Mexico was scrapped before the new Remain in Mexico policy was finalized.

News Roundup: Investigating the Fallout from Spring’s DHS Shakeup

July 19, 2019
Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan testified before Congress this week, with lawmakers confronting him about the poor conditions at migrant detention centers.

Records from the Collier County Regarding Voter Roll Maintenance Guidance

June 7, 2019
Records from the Collier County Supervisor of Elections Office in Florida showing communications from the state director of elections, Maria Matthews, regarding voter roll maintenance.

No Records Response from Duval County in Florida for Directives from the Department of State on Voter Roll Maintenance

June 4, 2019
No records response from Duval County in Florida for directives from Florida's Department of State on voter roll maintenance.

No Records Response from Taylor County in Florida for Communications Concerning Cybersecurity and Election Security

May 29, 2019
No records response from Taylor County, Florida relating to communications between county officials and the federal government concerning cybersecurity or election security.

News Roundup: Congressional Hearing Shows and No-Shows

May 24, 2019
Ben Carson, Diane Auer Jones, and Don McGahn's empty chair
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

News Roundup: Investigating State-Level Threats to Democracy

May 17, 2019
With so much attention trained on tackling federal misconduct in the Trump administration, corruption at the state and local levels has flourished and often gone unchecked.

No Records Response from Florida House of Representatives Regarding Rep. James Grant Communications With Activists and Elections Officials

May 7, 2019
The Florida House of Representatives stated that it had no records of communications between state Representative James Grant, other state officials, and public figures such as former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, regarding voter fraud, voting rights, or elections. 

Florida State Legislature Committee Communications with the Florida Department of State

May 7, 2019
Records from the Florida State Legislature showing communications of staffers on Florida’s House State Affairs Committee and Criminal Justice Subcommittee with the Florida Department of State’s Leg. Affairs Director.

No Records Response from Florida’s Hendry County Regarding Communications with Voter Fraud Activists

April 26, 2019
Elections officials of Hendry County, Florida state that they have no records responsive to American Oversight's FOIA request regarding communications with voter fraud activists.