Topic: Business and Economic Policy

Emails Show Industry Influence on Florida Cruise Ship Preemption Bill

December 17, 2021
Cruise industry lobbyists were heavily involved in crafting a bill that prevents Florida municipalities from placing restrictions, including those related to public health measures, on cruise ships docking at their ports.

Complaint and Court Filings: American Oversight v. Arizona Senate – Maricopa County Audit Records

December 16, 2021
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Arizona Senate seeking the release of records concerning the "audit" of the November 2020 presidential election results in Maricopa County, Ariz.

DFC CEO Boehler’s Communications with Kushner and Associates

December 9, 2021
Records from the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) in response to American Oversight's request for DFC CEO Adam Boehler’s communications with Jared Kushner and associates. These records include responsive email communications.

Treasury Department Emails Regarding Multinational Corporations Lobbying for Tax Cuts

December 8, 2021
Records from the U.S. Department of the Treasury in response to American Oversight's request for agency email communications with multinational corporations regarding tax cuts.

News Roundup: The Before, During — and After — of the Jan. 6 Attack

November 4, 2021
The Washington Post’s investigation into the Capitol insurrection, and the latest on partisan election reviews in Arizona, Wisconsin, and elsewhere.

Florida Governor’s Office Communications with Cruise Industry Interests

November 2, 2021
Records from the Florida Office of the Governor in response to American Oversight's request for communications between representatives of cruise ship industry interests and Gov. Ron DeSantis or his staff.

House Pandemic Subcommittee Investigates Trump Administration’s Use of Food Box Program for Political Gain

October 26, 2021
American Oversight previously reported on emails, cited in the House panel’s report, that point to the political motivations behind the inclusion of Trump-signed letters in the food boxes.

USDA Communications Regarding Changes to Poultry Inspection System

October 20, 2021
Records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in response to American Oversight's request for communications sent by former top agency officials containing key terms regarding a new poultry inspection system, including a proposed rules change allowing an increase in eviscerator line speeds at poultry processing plants.

House Pandemic Subcommittee Obtains Evidence of Trump White House Involvement in Controversial CARES Act Loan

October 13, 2021
Citing supporting documents obtained by American Oversight, the subcommittee released new evidence that the White House may have played a direct role in helping a trucking company secure a massive pandemic loan.

Complaint and Court Filings: American Oversight v. Georgia Secretary of State — Records Related to Elections

September 23, 2021
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and other state officials for records related to election operations, including communications with national Republican groups and records concerning Georgia’s Absentee Ballot Fraud Task Force.