Jurisdiction: New York

Investigations Update: Hatch Act Violations, Covid-19 Vaccine Contracts, and South Carolina Ballots

October 20, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the misuse of government resources for political purposes, the administration’s pandemic response, and voting rights in the states.

Response from New York Governor Regarding Communications with the Federal Government About Coronavirus

October 1, 2020
Response from New York Governor regarding communications with the Federal Government Regarding Coronavirus.

No Records Response from the NY Governor’s Office Regarding Covid-19 Testing and Emergency Response

August 6, 2020
The office of the Governor of New York stated it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for communications sent by top officials to various federal agencies pertaining to coronavirus testing and emergency response in February and March of 2020.

Investigations Update: ‘Burrowing In,’ Voter Fraud Task Forces, and Federal Law Enforcement

July 28, 2020
Our latest investigations into political appointees moving to permanent positions, the designation of "antifa" as a terrorist group, and state-level voter fraud task forces.

ORR to New York DOCCS Seeking Directives to Correctional Facilities Related to Coronavirus Outbreak

July 23, 2020
Open records request to the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Services seeking directives to correctional facilities related to the coronavirus outbreak.

ORR to New York DOCCS Seeking Assessments of Risk to Correctional Facilities Related to the Coronavirus Outbreak

July 23, 2020
Open records request to the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Services seeking assessments of risk to correctional facilities related to the coronavirus outbreak.

ORR to New York DOCCS Seeking Records of Coronavirus Testing and Coronavirus-Related Fatalities

July 23, 2020
Open records request to the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Services seeking records identifying the number of coronavirus tests administered, the test results, and total fatalities among inmates and staff.

ORR to the N.Y. Office of the Governor for Directives to Correctional Facilities Related to the Coronavirus Outbreak

July 23, 2020
Open records request to the Central Office of the Governor of New York seeking directives to correctional facilities related to the coronavirus outbreak.

ORR to the N.Y. Office of the Governor for Directives to Correctional Facilities Related to Covid-19 Outbreak

July 23, 2020
Open records request to the Office Governor of New York seeking directives from the Deputy Secretary of Public Safety to correctional facilities related to the coronavirus outbreak.

ORR to the N.Y. Office of the Governor Seeking Directives to Correctional Facilities Related to Coronavirus Outbreak

July 23, 2020
Open records request to the Office of the Governor of New York seeking directives from the Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services to correctional facilities related to the coronavirus outbreak.