This Wednesday, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is slated to markup a number of important transparency measures. The ...Continue reading
Tomorrow morning I will be testifying before the full House Oversight and Government Reform Committee about the Sunlight Foundation's ...Continue reading
This morning I testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform's Subcommittee on Technology and Information Policy ...Continue reading
Lots of folks are starting to think about the transition to a new Administration. We know of at least 2 ...Continue reading
The food industry's heavy lobbying over the past few years to reduce regulation and paperwork has turned into a ...Continue reading
If this keeps up much longer, our friends at OMB Watch are going to have their hand full maintaining the grants side of FedSpending.org. Chris Edwards of the Cato Institute finds that the number subsidy programs listed in the ...Continue reading
The Washington Post writes a profile of anti-pork Sen. Tom Coburn's (R-OK) crusade to cut earmarks out of the emergency spending supplemental before the Senate. Only one of his amendments were ultimately successful and the lack of majority support ...Continue reading
CongressDaily PM reports that the Senate Indian Affairs Committee will finally issue a report on Jack Abramoff and his bilking of Indian tribes in the next two months. However, the report will not touch on Abramoff's dealings with lawmakers ...Continue reading
- House Republicans stripped 527-reform out of a proposed lobbying reform bill, according to The Hill.
- In a sign of the seriousness of the case against him, Rep. William Jefferson (D-LA), under investigation for alleged bribery in an African telecommunications deal ...