Obama administration pledged transparency, but slowed document requests, memos show By Judson Berger Published June 20, 2013 Even as the freshly minted Obama administration was pledging a “new era of open government” in 2009, officials were quietly adding new rules that had the potential to slow down public requests for documents. […]
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
Sunshine Week: Watchdog groups check administration’s transparency By Josh Hicks
Check out this short clip from a Radio America interview with COA Executive Director Dan Epstein.
There is more coverage of the Drakes Bay Oyster Conflict today. The Press Democrat has the latest: Attorneys for Drakes Bay Oyster Company have asked a federal judge to rule Monday on their request to postpone a Feb. 28 deadline for shutting down the business in Marin County’s Point Reyes National […]