This week's roundup of deleted tweets from politicians caught in Politwoops starts with a rather stunning error from the campaign of David Perdue, the Republican Senate candidate in Georgia.Continue reading
Citing Sunlight reporting, the Office of Congressional Ethics recommends that Rep. Steve Stockman be subpoenaed to testify about potentially illegal campaign contributions.Continue reading
Congress has been delaying implementation of the STOCK Act, largely out of fear over what could happen if disclosures go online. A new report from the National Academy of Public Administration says those fears are well-founded. But its reasoning is ...Continue reading
Fresh off taking the oath of office earlier today, the new members of the House of Representatives are about to vote to adopt a set of rules and orders this afternoon. There are a few ethics-related changes that are significant ...Continue reading
If ever there were an example of knee-jerk legislating, the STOCK Act may be it. A thoughtful and comprehensive bill, introduced by Rep. Slaughter, languished for years until some bad publicity made Members of Congress decide to “take action.” But ...Continue reading
- This week, a comprehensive overhaul of the Georgia’s open government laws unanimously passed the Senate. House Bill 397 will ...
- The Arizona Public Interest Research Group awarded Arizona an A-minus on how it helps taxpayers find information online pertaining to ...
Are Members of Congress using inside information gathered as part of their jobs to make financial investments (and get rich ...Continue reading