Topic: Government Spending

Records Request to Texas Ethics Commission for Attorney General Paxton’s 2022 Financial Statement

March 28, 2023
Records request to the Texas Ethics Commission seeking Attorney General Ken Paxton's 2022 financial statement.

DOE Expenses Related to Trips to Swing States

March 24, 2023
Records from the Department of Energy 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.

Records Request to West Virginia State Treasurer’s Office Regarding Emails Discussing Divestment Analysis

February 28, 2023
Records request to the West Virginia State Treasurer's Office asking for communications concerning a Board of Treasury Investments memo titled "Sweep Account Change from Blackrock to Dreyfus."

Florida Department of Financial Services Analysis of Divesting From Companies wit ESG Policies

January 19, 2023
Records from the Florida Department of Financial Services in response to American Oversight’s request for analysis of policies relating to divesting from companies with environmental, social, and governance (ESG) policies.

News Roundup: Victory for Accountability in South Dakota

January 13, 2023
On Thursday, a court in South Dakota ruled that American Oversight’s lawsuit seeking Gov. Kristi Noem’s travel expense records could proceed.

South Dakota Judge Rejects Gov. Noem’s Efforts to Block Transparency in American Oversight’s Public Records Lawsuit

January 12, 2023
The office of Gov. Kristi Noem has failed in its effort to dismiss a lawsuit to enforce the public’s right to know about the governor’s travel expenses, including those from several trips to partisan events.

Virginia State Police Expense Records of EPU Officers Accompanying Gov. Youngkin on Travel

November 28, 2022
Records from the Virginia State Police in response to American Oversight's request for the travel expenses of Executive Protection Unit Officers accompanying Gov. Glenn Youngkin on travel.

West Virginia Treasury Records Released in Response to Request for ESG Divestment

September 23, 2022
Records from the West Virginia Treasury in response to American Oversight's request for analysis of policies relating to divesting from companies with environmental, social, and governance (ESG) policies.

USPS Records Related to Postmaster General DeJoy Office Renovations and Expenses

September 21, 2022
Records from the U.S. Postal Service in response to American Oversight's request for records related to Postmaster Louis DeJoy's tenure as postmaster general, including expenses, office renovations, ethics waivers, and agreements.

Complaint: American Oversight v. South Dakota Office of the Governor and DLR — Gov. Noem’s Travel Expense Records and Specific Legal Costs

September 20, 2022
Lawsuit filed against the South Dakota Office of the Governor and South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation seeking the release of Gov. Kristi Noem’s travel expense records as well as records concerning legal costs from the alleged forced retirement of a state employee.