Transparency

Publications

, Government Executive
Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill Seeks to Formally Authorize IG Website
Jonathan Bydlak

From Government Executive:

The nonprofit watchdog Campaign for Accountability, think tank R Street Institute, grassroots advocacy organization Common Cause, whistleblower advocacy group Government…

, Senator Chuck Grassley
Grassley, Hassan Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Transparency and Accountability within the Federal Government
Jonathan Bydlak

From Senator Chuck Grassley:

The bill is endorsed by the Campaign for Accountability, R Street Institute, Common Cause, Government Accountability Project, and Project On Government Oversight.

, Law360
Virus Forces Transparency Reckoning Among Highest Courts
Anthony Marcum

From Law360:

That model was broken, according to Anthony Marcum, a fellow at the R Street Institute, who said the delay was untenable.

“Before the recent policy change, the Supreme Court was…

Transparency & Accountability Provisions Letter
Caroline Kitchens

Dear Leader McConnell, Leader Schumer, Speaker Pelosi, and Leader McCarthy:

The undersigned organizations dedicated to transparency, accountability, and good government write to ask that you…

Inspectors General Drain The Swamp. So Why Is Trump Firing Them?
Jonathan Bydlak

From The American Conservative:

“To transparency advocates of any ideology, Trump’s actions should be troubling. Inspectors general should be a vital part of Trump’s promise to ‘drain the…

, The Washington Post
Trump hates inspectors general. But they’re the best way to drain the swamp.
Jonathan Bydlak

Last week, President Trump fired Michael Atkinson from his post as inspector general of the intelligence community. This week, the administration ensured that acting Pentagon inspector general Glenn…

, Vanity Fair
Trump’s War On Oversight Claims Another Victim
Paul Rosenzweig

From Vanity Fair:

Removing Fine appears to be confirmation of the fears that Trump will refuse to adhere to transparency measures. “Frankly, if the House of Representatives does not condition…

, Fix The Court
Major Transparency and Accountability “Fixes” Included in New House Bill
Anthony Marcum

From Fix The Court:

As a result of the impasse, at the start of this congressional session 18 organizations from the government transparency, civic engagement and media trades – led by FTC,…

, FedScoop
Transparency advocates push Congress on public access to CRS reports
Kevin Kosar

From FedScoop:

Now, organizations including the R Street Institute, Lincoln Network, Government Accountability Project and more want to make sure lawmakers don’t forget about this.

, Federal News Network
Should watchdog agency get more funding? Some think so
Tony Mills

From Federal News Network:

Imagine an organization with the mission of finding fault with nearly everything everyone else does. In a nutshell, that’s exactly what the Government Accountability…