Type of Post: News

News Roundup: Cochise County Charges

December 1, 2023
This week, two officials from Cochise County, Ariz., were indicted by a state grand jury after having refused to meet the legal deadline for certifying the state’s 2022 midterm election results.

American Oversight and Other Groups File Amicus Brief in Support of Lawsuit Challenging DeSantis’ ‘Stop WOKE’ Act

November 30, 2023
American Oversight and other groups filed the brief in support of professors and a student at public universities in Florida who allege in a lawsuit that racial animus drove the enactment of last year’s “Stop WOKE” Act.

American Oversight Statement on Wisconsin Court Decision Regarding Secret Impeachment Panel Lawsuit

November 28, 2023
On Tuesday, the Dane County Circuit Court granted Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Vos’ motion to dismiss the open meetings portion of our lawsuit against Vos and his panel — our public records claims will proceed.

News Roundup: Trump’s Authoritarian Impulses

November 17, 2023
As fake electors face criminal charges in Georgia and Michigan, the Nevada attorney general is also reportedly also investigating the Trump supporters who signed their name to the false certificate.

Wisconsin judge orders former Chief Justice to release impeachment panel records

November 10, 2023
The Dane County Circuit Court today ordered former Wisconsin Chief Justice Patience Roggensack to release records requested by American Oversight related to Assembly Speaker Vos’ secret impeachment panel.

Wisconsin Court Sets Hearing Date in American Oversight’s Impeachment Panel Lawsuit

October 19, 2023
The Dane County Circuit Court set a hearing date of Nov. 10 to address American Oversight’s litigation for public records related to Assembly Speaker Vos’ secret impeachment panel.

In the Documents: EEOC Commissioner Andrea Lucas’ Communications with Anti-Abortion Groups

October 18, 2023
American Oversight obtained records showing that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Andrea Lucas solicited comments from the far-right Alliance Defending Freedom and other groups.

Amended Lawsuit Seeks Records from Wisconsin Speaker Vos’ Secret Impeachment Panel

October 16, 2023
Nonpartisan watchdog group amends its open meetings complaint to include claims under the state’s Open Records Law.

Court Filings in American Oversight Lawsuit Reveal Former Wisconsin Justice Jon Wilcox as Third Member of Secret Impeachment Panel

October 11, 2023
In a declaration filed in American Oversight’s open meetings lawsuit on Tuesday, Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos revealed the names of all three former state Supreme Court justices he asked to serve on his advisory panel.

Records Obtained by American Oversight Reveal Former Wisconsin Justice Advised Speaker Vos Against Impeaching Protasiewicz

October 10, 2023
Former Justice David T. Prosser, who was the only known member of Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos’ secret impeachment panel, advised against impeaching Justice Janet Protasiewicz, according to records obtained by American Oversight.