FOIA Number: TREAS-17-0135

Records From Treasury Emails With House Financial Services

February 20, 2018
Emails between the Treasury Department and the House Financial Services Committee – challenging Chairman Jeb Hensarling’s assertion that the public has no right to view the documents.

Ethics Watchdog Sues Treasury to Obtain Emails with House Financial Services Committee

August 11, 2017
American Oversight filed a lawsuit to force the release of emails between the Treasury Department and the House Financial Services Committee – challenging Chairman Jeb Hensarling’s assertion that the public has no right to view the documents.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Treasury – Congressional Correspondence

August 11, 2017
Lawsuit against the Treasury Department seeking the release of communications between Treasury and the House Financial Services Committee regarding financial regulation.

Ethics Watchdog Challenges Congressional Moves to Limit Government Transparency

May 9, 2017
Non-partisan ethics watchdog American Oversight today wrote a letter to the General Counsel of the House of Representatives, criticizing recent attempts by Congress to shield government records from release under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and asking the Counsel to explain why this does not violate the law.

FOIA Request to Treasury Department Communications with House Financial Services Committee

May 5, 2017
Communications with House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling or other committee members or staff regarding financial regulation legislation.