Topic: Consumer and Worker Protections

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.

No Records Response from CFPB Regarding Communications with Advance Financial

September 23, 2020
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for communications between top officials and representatives of large payday lender Advance Financial.

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.

Covid-19 Oversight News: CDC Flip-Flops, Azar’s ‘Power Grab,’ and Vaccine Trial Plans

September 21, 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.

Emails Reveal Meat Industry Influence Over Government’s Pandemic Response

September 16, 2020
As thousands of their workers were getting sick — and as companies shipped record amounts of meat overseas — meat industry executives were pleading with the USDA and even the CDC for help.

Investigations Update: DeJoy’s Calendars, Barr’s False Voting Fraud Story, and Delays in Prescription Deliveries

September 15, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the postmaster general’s calendars, the administration’s alarmist claims about voter fraud, and the decision to put a Trump-signed letter in food aid boxes.

DOL Communications with External Entities

September 14, 2020
Department of Labor records in response American Oversight's request for email communications between top officials at the Department of Labor and external entities.

Covid-19 Oversight News: Scientific Integrity Concerns and Anti-Immigration Opportunism

September 14, 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.