Federal Times: Dan Epstein: Ethics office audit of GSA fell far short

Epstein: Ethics office audit of GSA fell far short   By Dan Epstein When reports surfaced that the General Services Administration had spent almost $1 million on a Las Vegas conference, Congress and the media demanded accountability. This blatant misuse of taxpayer funds is egregious enough on its own, but Cause […]

OGE Response Proves Need For Restructuring Of Ethics Oversight

  On August 6th, Cause of Action released a memorandum on our recent investigation into the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) and their failure to properly review the ethics program of the General Services Administration (GSA).  Our investigation found that the OGE approved the ethics program of the GSA just […]

Washington Post: GSA’s ethics program approved just days after scandal-plagued conference

Read the full story here. Washington Post The letter and other documents were obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request made by Cause of Action, a nonpartisan government oversight group.“Specifically, we found that the [ethics] program was meeting the objectives for each of the required elements: financial disclosure, training, […]

Cause of Action Exposes OGE’s Failure to Act in GSA Spending Scandal

  Cause of Action Exposes OGE’s Failure to Act in GSA Spending Scandal Watchdog Organization Calls on White House to Evaluate Careless Investigation and Lack of Oversight WASHINGTON – Cause of Action released an investigative memorandum today detailing how the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) failed to detect ethics abuses […]

U.S. News & World Report: Federal Budget Office Asks All Agencies to Cut Conference, Travel Costs

Federal Budget Office Asks All Agencies to Cut Conference, Travel Costs By Lauren Fox May 14, 2012 Since news of the General Services Administration’s $820,000 party in Las Vegas broke, the White House announced its putting the kibosh on the good times that have previously rolled on the taxpayers’ dime. […]

Washington Post: Nonprofit seeks information about protections for whistleblowers

how do i get back with my ex girlfriend Read the full story here. Washington Post “The nonpartisan government accountability group Cause of Action has asked the acting director of the Office of Management and Budgetto perform a government-wide audit to determine whether agencies are abiding by whistleblower protection laws. The request comes […]

VIDEO: Fox News Live – Demanding an end to lavish government spending

Dan Epstein joins Harris Faulkner on Fox News Live to discuss the GSA spending scandal and the steps Cause of Action is taking to hold the administration accountable for wasteful spending. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com zp8497586rq