Topic: Consumer and Worker Protections

FOIA Request to OSHA Seeking Communications with Meat Industry Representatives

February 24, 2021
FOIA request to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration seeking communications between former top agency officials and representatives of meat-processing companies or trade associations.

FOIA Request to DOL Seeking Communications with Meat Industry Representatives

February 24, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of Labor seeking communications between former top agency officials and representatives of meat-processing companies or trade associations.

FOIA Request to CDC Seeking Communications with Meat Industry Representatives

February 24, 2021
FOIA request to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention seeking communications between former top agency officials and representatives of meat-processing companies or trade associations.

DOL Communications with Specific External Entities Relating to Covid-19 Worker Protections

February 23, 2021
Records from the Department of Labor in response to American Oversight's request for communications between top officials and external entities that may have interest in influencing labor protections in the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Investigations Update: Florida Vaccine Distribution, Anti-Protest Measures, and Trump’s Efforts to Overturn Georgia’s Election Results

February 9, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into the coronavirus pandemic response and into officials’ attempts to interfere with democracy.

CFPB Calendars and Emails Reflecting Eric Blankenstein’s Communications with Large Financial Institutions

February 9, 2021
Records from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in response to American Oversight's request for communications between CFPB official Eric Blankenstein and large consumer-facing banks. These records include emails and calendar entries.

Covid-19 Oversight News: Vaccine Inequity, Super Bowl Parties, and CARES Act Oversight

February 8, 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.

Where Did the Money Go? A Summary of Findings from CARES Act Investigations

February 4, 2021
Numerous reports from watchdogs, Congress, and news outlets have exposed serious issues with how relief funding from the 2020 CARES Act was spent. Here’s a list.

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.