Entity: Texas Health and Human Services

Records Request to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission Seeking Assessments of SB 8

June 30, 2022
Records request to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission seeking final health assessments of Senate Bill 8, a measure severely restricting abortion rights.

Records Request to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission Seeking Communications Containing Key Terms Related to Anti-LGBTQ Policies

April 25, 2022
Records request to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission seeking communications containing key terms related to anti-LGBTQ policies.

Records Request to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission for Communications Related to the State Directive Classifying Gender-Affirming Care as ‘Child Abuse’

April 4, 2022
Records request to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission seeking communications and analyses related to the state directive which classifies gender-affirming care as 'child abuse.'

Investigations Update: Covid-19 Medical Supplies Lawsuit, Rio Grande Valley Outbreak, and Operation Legend

August 11, 2020
The latest in our investigations of the Trump administration's pandemic coordination with states, the deployment of federal agents to cities, and other issues.
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No Records Response from Texas DHHS Regarding Communications with Palantir or other Surveillance Companies

July 30, 2020
The Texas Department of Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) stated it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for communications regarding Palantir or other surveillance companies.

Investigations Update: Trump Administration’s Occupation of Portland, CDC Hospital Data, and the Republican Convention

July 21, 2020
Our latest investigations into allegations of misconduct at the State Department, the federal occupation of U.S. cities, and the ongoing response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf gives an interview on July 16 in Las Vegas

Records Request to Texas DHHS Seeking Communications with Surveillance Companies Regarding Covid-19

July 17, 2020
Records request to the Texas Department of Health and Human Services asking for communications (including email messages and calendar invitations) with surveillance companies regarding Covid-19.

Texas Department of Health and Human Services NVRA Records

May 6, 2020
Records from the Texas Department of Health and Human Services in response to American Oversight's request for records regarding state compliance with the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA). These records include a NVRA implementation plan. (

News Roundup: Miracle Drugs and Trump’s Alternate Reality

April 24, 2020
Trump has seemingly failed to learn that no amount of political spin can minimize his administration’s mismanaged pandemic response.

Public Information Request to the Texas Department of Health and Human Services for NVRA Compliance Records

April 17, 2020
Public information request to the Texas Department of Health and Human Services seeking records regarding state compliance with the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA).