Jurisdiction: Federal

No Records Response From EPA Regarding Andrew Wheeler’s Ethics Waivers

August 2, 2018
Environmental Protection Agency no records response on American Oversight's request for ethics waivers granted to Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler.

DOJ Communications Regarding Allegations of Trump Tower Wiretapping

August 2, 2018
Department of Justice records in response to a FOIA request seeking communications regarding allegations of Trump Tower wiretapping. Documents include communications with reporters and congressional letters.

Complaint: NSLDN v. Education – Navient Student Loan Provider

August 1, 2018
American Oversight today filed a lawsuit on behalf of The National Student Legal Defense Network (NSLDN) against the Department of Education (ED) to shed light on its role in aiding Navient, a giant servicer of federal student loans, to defend an enforcement action brought by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in federal court.

NSLDN and American Oversight Sue Education Department for Navient Emails and Records

August 1, 2018
American Oversight today filed a lawsuit on behalf of The National Student Legal Defense Network (NSLDN) against the Department of Education (ED) to shed light on its role in aiding Navient, a giant servicer of federal student loans, to defend an enforcement action brought by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in federal court.

HHS Letter Pointing to Public Information

July 31, 2018
Health and Human Services Letter pointing to public information in response to our FOIA request to "identify all actions HHS has taken to allow for expanded access to remote prescribing of medicines for substance abuse treatment by telemedicine under the authority granted by Acting Secretary Hargan’s October 26, 2017 declaration of a public health emergency resulting from the opioid crisis."

Kavanaugh Records Released by NARA on July 30, 2018

July 30, 2018
First production of NARA records on Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh released in American Oversight's lawsuit on behalf of Fix the Court.

DOD Records Regarding Trump Cabinet Travel on MILAIR Flights

July 30, 2018
Department of Defense records regarding the Trump cabinet's use of military aircraft for official or personal travel. Records include one use of MILAIR for Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to visit flood zones in Arkansas; the remainder are for DNI Dan Coats.

Who is Ryan Zinke Meeting With? 

July 27, 2018
We’ve been investigating Secretary Zinke’s leadership at Interior for a year and believe the public has the right to know what he’s up to and who he’s meeting with.

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Calendar – July 2017 – June 2018

July 27, 2018
Additional production of Education Department calendar entries for Secretary Devos from July 2017-June 2018.

Litigation Update: Fix the Court and American Oversight Secure Production Schedules for Kavanaugh Records

July 26, 2018
Responding to lawsuits filed by American Oversight on behalf of watchdog Fix the Court, the government has agreed to produce records detailing key aspects of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's background.