Topic: Government Spending

News Roundup: There’s a Memo for That

February 4, 2022
In recent weeks, we’ve seen even more clearly how much the focus of the election-overturning efforts was on the Jan. 6 Electoral College certification. Recently unearthed memos support that conclusion.

Records Highlight Gap Between USPS’s Truck Contract Award and Its Environmental Evaluation Criteria

February 3, 2022
Records obtained by American Oversight include the USPS’s criteria for evaluating manufacturer proposals as well as the initial contract awarded to Oshkosh Defense.

Wyoming Gov. Records Released in Response to Request for Records Related to October 2021 Trip to U.S.-Mexico Border

February 1, 2022
Records released by the Wyoming Governor in response to American OversightÕs request for records related to Gov. Mark Gordon's trip to the U.S.-Mexico border on or about Oct. 6, 2021.

DHS Records of Travel Expenses to Swing States

January 28, 2022
Records from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in response to American Oversight's request for records reflecting expenses incurred from trips of top officials to swing states in the run-up to the 2020 election.

News Roundup: Cyber Ninjas CEO Sits for Deposition, Justice Department Investigating Fake Electors

January 28, 2022
The fake electoral certificates, copies of which were first uncovered by American Oversight last year, have remained a focus of efforts to unravel the full extent of the plot to subvert the 2020 election.

News Roundup: Demands for Accountability in Fake-Electors Plot

January 21, 2022
The brazen scheme to subvert the 2020 vote by having pro-Trump electors submit false electoral certificates — which American Oversight obtained through FOIA — has heightened demands for accountability.

Records Request to Multiple Florida Agencies Seeking Records Related to Trip to U.S.-Mexico Border

January 20, 2022
Records request to multiple Florida agencies seeking email communications and records reflecting any expenses and costs related to the specified officials' trip to the U.S.-Mexico border in July 2021.

American Oversight Obtains Records Revealing Increases in Wisconsin Election Investigation’s December Expenses

January 18, 2022
From September to December 2021, salary expenditures nearly doubled in Michael Gableman’s partisan election investigation, which has extended into the new year.

News Roundup: A Coordinated Coup Attempt

January 14, 2022
We’ve written a lot about the Big Lie’s evolution — from fear-mongering about voter fraud to the attempts to subvert the 2020 election, to the ongoing partisan election reviews — and the network of activists who have been keeping this anti-democratic movement alive.

Records Request to Wisconsin State Assembly Speaker Vos for Reimbursement Records

January 5, 2022
Public records request to Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and the Wisconsin Assembly seeking expense and reimbursement records for travel and dining submitted by Vos or his office.