Topic: Consumer and Worker Protections

Covid-19 Oversight News: Lagging Vaccine Distribution and Rising Cases

January 5, 2021
For the latest news on the pandemic, as well as updates on various oversight investigations, sign up for our weekly Covid-19 Oversight News email.

Letter to Multiple Agencies Concerning Federal Workers’ Whistleblower Rights

December 21, 2020
Government Accountability Project and American Oversight joint letter to 25 federal agencies concerning the whistleblower rights of federal workers and agency responsibility to inform them of their rights during presidential transitions of power.

CFPB Calendars for Mick Mulvaney, Brian Johnson, and Kirsten Sutton Mork

October 15, 2020
Calendars for Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Deputy Director Brian Johnson and Kirsten Sutton Mork spanning December 2017 to February 2019.

Covid-19 Oversight News: Trump’s Florida Rally, New FDA Vaccine Guidelines, and Covid-19 in Detention Centers

October 13, 2020
For the latest news on the pandemic, as well as updates on various oversight investigations, sign up for our weekly Covid-19 Oversight News email.

Investigations Update: The White House Outbreak, the Administration’s Naturalization Policy, and Texas’ Ballot Drop Boxes

October 6, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the administration’s immigration policy, absentee voting requirements, and voter suppression in the states.

Covid Relief Funds and Loans: Where Has The Money Gone?

September 30, 2020
Congress has allocated trillions of dollars in direct assistance and loans to support the American people during the Covid-19 pandemic. Billions have gone to companies with histories of misconduct, to businesses that have continued laying off workers even as they rake in taxpayer dollars, and even to those connected to the president or his family. American Oversight is investigating the distribution of these relief funds.

FOIA to USDA Seeking Communications Between Undersecretary Greg Ibach and External Entities

September 25, 2020
FOIA request to the United States Department of Agriculture seeking email communications between Undersecretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs Greg Ibach and external individuals or entities.

FOIA to USDA Seeking Communications Between Top USDA Officials and Local Officials

September 25, 2020
FOIA request to the United States Department of Agriculture seeking email communications between top officials and external entities including the local governments of jurisdictions where meat-processing plants are located.

This Week’s Covid-Related Congressional Hearings

September 22, 2020
Fed Chair Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are scheduled to appear on Capitol Hill this week for hearings in the House and Senate.

Fla. Office of the Governor Emails Regarding TeleForce Titan

September 21, 2020
Florida Office of the Governor emails regarding the contractor TeleForce Titan. These documents contain several copies of the contract between state officials and this contractor.