If the IRS used government resources to actively target partisan political groups, then why has OSC failed to enforce the Hatch Act against that agency? The Obama Administration cannot have it both ways.
We’ve written before about Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius violating the Hatch Act. By campaigning for Walter Dalton’s election as Governor of North Carolina and Barack Obama’s reelection as President at a Human Rights Campaign Gala, Sebelius used taxpayer funding for her own partisan priorities. The precedent […]
2013 4 8 CoA to OPM OSC OLC re Hatch Act
Check out this short clip from a Radio America interview with COA Executive Director Dan Epstein.
Press Release: Cause of Action Exposes Negligence and New Hatch Act Concerns at Office of Special Counsel
Cause of Action Exposes Negligence and New Hatch Act Concerns at Office of Special Counsel Board Designated with Investigating Hatch Act Violations is Rife with Problems WASHINGTON – Cause of Action (CoA), a government accountability organization, sent a letter to Chairman Darrell Issa of the House Oversight Committee on […]
Letter to Issa Issa Letter Exhibits
Read the full story here. Washington Examiner “Not only is it that the DNC is not being transparent about what it’s using its funds for reimbursement of, but it’s also violating the intent and letter of the Federal Elections Campaign Act,” Cause of Action’s Dan Epstein said in a phone […]
Read the full story here. Colorado Observer “Cause of Action, a Washington-based firm, said it asked to the Office of Special Counsel to evaluate Salazar’s activities and statements at a campaign event sponsored by the Montrose County Democratic Party on Oct. 5. Noting that Salazar reportedly told the participants […]
Last week, Cause of Action filed a formal complaint with the Office of Special Counsel regarding remarks by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar during several political rallies in the swing state of Colorado. A CoA investigation determined that Sec. Salazar, was potentially violating the Hatch Act of 1939—a law […]
120914 Cause of Action Memo on Sebelius Hatch Act Violations