Topic: Regulations

FOIA to USDA Seeking Communications with Entities Subject to Animal Welfare Regulations

September 12, 2019
FOIA request to the United States Department of Agriculture seeking communications with industry groups subject to animal welfare regulations. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on whether and to what extent outside groups exert influence, or attempt to influence, USDA policy on enforcing animal care standards.

FOIA to Treasury for External Communications Regarding Certain Donor Disclosure Requirements

August 7, 2019
FOIA to Treasury seeking communications with external groups regarding potential changes to donor disclosure requirements for certain tax-exempt organizations, including politically active 501(c)(4) organizations.

FOIA to IRS Seeking External Communications Regarding Certain Donor Disclosure Requirements

August 7, 2019
FOIA to the Internal Revenue Service seeking communications with external groups regarding potential changes to donor disclosure requirements for certain tax-exempt organizations, including politically active 501(c)(4) organizations.

FOIA to Treasury Seeking Communications with State Officials Regarding Certain Donor Disclosure Requirements

August 7, 2019
FOIA to Treasury seeking communications with state officials regarding potential changes to donor disclosure requirements for certain tax-exempt organizations, including politically active 501(c)(4) organizations.

FOIA to IRS Seeking Communications with State Officials Regarding Certain Donor Disclosure Requirements

August 7, 2019
FOIA to IRS seeking communications with state officials regarding potential changes to donor disclosure requirements for certain tax-exempt organizations, including politically active 501(c)(4) organizations.

FOIA to Treasury for Records on Impact of Rolling Back Certain Donor Disclosure Requirements

August 7, 2019
FOIA to Treasury and IRS seeking records reflecting final assessments of the impact of Rev. Proc. 2018-38, which would rollback requirements that certain tax-exempt organizations, including politically active 501(c)(4) organizations, disclose the names and addresses of their major donors on their annual tax returns.

News Roundup: Congressional Hearing Shows and No-Shows

May 24, 2019
Ben Carson, Diane Auer Jones, and Don McGahn's empty chair
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

Investigating the Administration’s Involvement with For-Profit Colleges

May 22, 2019
Congress holds a hearing — and American Oversight sues.

The Corruption Continues: Mueller Has Finished His Work. American Oversight Has Not.

March 25, 2019
The corruption of the Trump administration goes far beyond and far deeper than the criminality covered in the Mueller investigation.

Interior’s Proposed FOIA Rule Threatens Transparency and Accountability

January 29, 2019
Several of the proposed changes are contrary to law and undermine the very purpose of FOIA.