Transparency and Good-Government Groups Encourage Legislative Efforts to Bring Transparency and Accountability to Federal Grant-Making

Cause of Action and the following groups submitted a letter to Congress concerning discretionary grant spending and the GRANT Act

Washington Examiner: Nine people who know how to make government work better, more honestly

Read the full story here. Washington Examiner Daniel Epstein Executive Director, Cause of Action Five most needed victories: 1. Passage of the Data Act and digitalization of all federal spending data. 2. Creation of a private right of action under the Information Quality Act. 3. Creation of judicial review procedures […]

Dan Epstein on KMOX: Why we’re suing the White House over Administrative Earmarks

Dan Epstein – KMOX – St. Louis, MO, March 15, 2012 Dan Epstein explains why Cause of Action is suing the White House over the issue of administrative earmarks.

Dan Epstein on Does it take a lawsuit for the White House to be transparent?

Read the full story here. Fox News “Dan Epstein writes on today, “On his very first day in the White House, the president remarked “transparency and the rule of law will be the touchstones of this presidency.” So when Cause of Action asked the Office of Management and Budget(OMB) […]

Heritage Foundation: Heritage Investigation Leads to Lawsuit Against the White House

Read the full story here. Heritage Foundation “A public advocacy organization is suing the White House for failing to disclose its administrative earmarks, and cites a Heritage Foundation investigation as evidence. Cause of Action, an organization that uses public advocacy to ensure transparency in government, announced its suit last week.” […]

Politico: Group sues over ‘agency earmarks’ data

Read the full story here. Politico “The government accountability group Cause of Action is suing the Obama administration over the practice of ‘agency earmarks,’ alleging that the Office of Management and Budget is not complying with open records Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests about the practice. Agency earmarks, in […]

CoA Sues White House for Failing to Disclose Documents on Administrative Earmarks

WASHINGTON – Cause of Action filed suit Wednesday against the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) citing the OMB’s continued failure to produce documents regarding executive branch agencies’ use of administrative earmarks.