Jurisdiction: Washington

King County, Washington, Communications with Federal Entities Regarding the Coronavirus Outbreak

June 26, 2020
Communications from King County, Washington, in response to American Oversight's request for records of communications with the White House, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concerning the coronavirus outbreak.

News Roundup: Trump and Barr Unleash Attack on Protesters — and the Constitution

June 5, 2020
The irony of protests against police brutality being met with violent escalation by law enforcement is perhaps matched only by the authoritarianism of the president and attorney general. 
(Photo: Ted Eytan)

In the Documents: Coronavirus-Related Records from Nevada and King County, Wash.

June 5, 2020
American Oversight has obtained records from Nevada and Washington state that shed some light on the level of coordination among state and federal agencies.

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.

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 Washington Governor’s Office Seeking Emails Related to the Coronavirus Emergency

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

‘We Are Flying Blind’: Health Officials’ Late February Emails Show Rising Coronavirus Concerns

March 30, 2020
New emails show senior health officials were increasingly alarmed about coronavirus in late February, even as Trump and others were publicly downplaying the threat.

A Pandemic Is No Time for Secrecy

March 28, 2020
As the nation learns more about the Trump administration’s costly failures to prepare for the pandemic, there is another danger that could exacerbate the outbreak: lack of transparency.

An Update on American Oversight’s Coronavirus Investigation

March 20, 2020
American Oversight has filed dozens of FOIA requests across the federal government and in several states as we look into the Trump administration’s mismanaged response to the coronavirus outbreak.
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News Roundup: Continuing Our Investigation of Coronavirus Response

March 13, 2020
As we all take steps to mitigate the severity of the outbreak, American Oversight is continuing to investigate the Trump administration’s troublingly inadequate response to the crisis.