Topic: Government Transparency

News Roundup: Familiar Names in the Fulton County Indictment

August 18, 2023
The indictment is yet another illustration of how wide-ranging the effort to undo Trump’s loss was.

News Roundup: Florida’s Textbook Revisions, New Trump Charges

July 28, 2023
As the nation anticipates a potential indictment of former President Trump for his efforts to overturn the 2020 election, a major component of that effort, the fake electors plot, has been in the spotlight again.

News Roundup: Michigan Fake Electors Face Criminal Charges

July 21, 2023
On Tuesday, Michigan’s attorney general brought felony charges against 16 fake electors who signed forged certificates in a scheme to overturn the 2020 election.

Emails from Early 2021 Reveal State Leaders Being Informed of Fake Electoral Certificates

July 19, 2023
American Oversight obtained records showing officials in Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and New Mexico communicating with the National Archives about the submission of “alternate” certificates falsely claiming Trump had won those states.

American Oversight and Other Public Interest Groups File Amicus Brief Challenging Gov. DeSantis’ ‘Executive Privilege’ Claims

July 12, 2023
American Oversight and several government accountability organizations urged an appeals court to reverse a lower court’s order that allowed DeSantis to shield records from release by claiming “executive privilege.”

Congress Cites Records Obtained by American Oversight that Show Durham Investigation’s Politicization

June 21, 2023
In a hearing on Wednesday, members of the House Judiciary Committee referred to several sets of records that provide further evidence of the Durham investigation’s politicized roots.

Records Request to Missouri Sen. Koenig for Communications Regarding Proposed Changes to Sunshine Law

June 21, 2023
Records request to Sen. Andrew Koenig seeking communications regarding proposed changes to the Missouri Sunshine Law.

Records Request to Missouri Sen. Crawford for Communications Regarding Proposed Changes to Sunshine Law

June 21, 2023
Records request to Sen. Sandy Crawford seeking communications regarding proposed changes to the Missouri Sunshine Law.

Records Request to Missouri Rep. Faulkner for Communications Regarding Proposed Changes to Sunshine Law

June 21, 2023
Records request to Missouri Rep. Bill Faulkner seeking communications regarding proposed changes to the Missouri Sunshine Law.

Records Request to Missouri Governor’s Office for Communications Regarding Proposed Changes to Sunshine Law

June 21, 2023
Records request to the Office of the Governor of Missouri seeking communications with legislators supporting proposed changes to the Sunshine Law and sent emails communications about the proposed changes.