Jurisdiction: California

In the Documents: The Trump Administration’s History of Anti-Immigrant PR Efforts

September 10, 2020
The Border Patrol’s recent video showing a migrant attacking a man after escaping authorities is just the latest in the efforts by the administration to tie illegal immigration to crime.

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 Calif. Department of Technology for Communications with Surveillance Companies Regarding Covid-19

July 17, 2020
Records request to the California Department of Technology seeking communications with surveillance companies regarding Covid-19.

Records Request to Calif. DPH Seeking Communications with Surveillance Companies Regarding Covid-19

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

California Governor’s Office Withheld Records Response Regarding Coronavirus Emergency Emails

April 10, 2020
The California Governor's Office stated that it is withholding records responsive to American Oversight's request for communications related to the coronavirus emergency in the state.

News Roundup: Whose Stockpile, and Which States?

April 3, 2020
It shouldn’t be surprising that the president, who downplayed the crisis until just a few weeks ago, is once again avoiding taking responsibility.

Public Records Request to California Governor’s Office Seeking Emails Related to the Coronavirus Emergency

March 31, 2020
Public Records Request to California Governor’s Office seeking emails related to the coronavirus emergency in the state.

No Records Response From the California Office of the Governor Regarding Gun Violence Communications

December 14, 2017
No records response from the California Office of the Governor in response to a FOIA request for communications with the gun lobby following mass shootings.

New FOIAs Seek Answers on Tax Reform, Hurricane Relief, and Trump Appointees

December 11, 2017
Over the last few weeks, we’ve filed a series of FOIA requests looking into the conflicts of interest that keep cropping up in the Trump administration, targeting recent events in the news cycle like tax reform, questionable appointees, and hurricane relief efforts.

Public Information Request Seeking California Office of the Governor Steps Regarding Gun Violence

November 27, 2017
FOIA regarding recent mass shootings seeking information on what California Office of the Governor has taken to address gun violence.