Topic: Regulations

Read the Hidden Report on Banks Charging High Fees to Students

December 13, 2018
After keeping it hidden for months, the Consumer and Financial Protection Bureau has finally released a report on high fees that banks charged to college students, possibly in violation of Department of Education rules.

Department of Labor Emails Regarding Changes to the Overtime Rule

July 17, 2018
Records from the Department of Labor's response to American Oversight's FOIA request for records pertaining to the status of the Department of Labor's Overtime Rule from January 20, 2017 onward and a log off associated FOIA requests.

HUD Emails Regarding the Handling of FOIA Requests

May 14, 2018
HUD records of communications sent or received by political appointees or SES staff regarding FOIA requests. The documents are largely Congressional communications about the FOIA process.

No Records Response From HUD Regarding Candy Carson’s Travel

September 27, 2017
HUD stated that it had no records responsive to our FOIA request for documents relating to travel arrangements made on behalf of Secretary Ben Carson’s wife, Lacena Carson.

FOIA Request to DOJ Regarding Affirmative Action

August 30, 2017
Communications between DOJ officials and outside entities or individuals regarding affirmative action issues.

FOIA Request to DOJ Regarding Investigation of Admissions Policies

August 30, 2017
Records relating to any DOJ or Education investigation into admissions policies at Harvard or UNC.

FOIA Request to Education Regarding Affirmative Action

August 30, 2017
Communications between Education and Eric Drieband or Jones Day regarding Affirmative Action

FOIA Request to Education Regarding Investigation of Admissions Policies

August 30, 2017
Records relating to the decision to refer to the Department of Justice any investigation into admissions policies at Harvard or UNC.

FOIA Request to Treasury regarding Steve Mnuchin to View Eclipse

August 28, 2017
FOIA request to the Department of Treasury regarding Steve Mnuchin’s recent trip to Kentucky.