Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform want unredacted revenue and expense reports from the Trump organization that were submitted to GSA.
Leaders of the bipartisan transparency caucus pledged to work together to restore public trust in open government, and to apply transparency standards evenly across the three branches of government.
Elements of it might have been controversial, but the Trump administration in its second week launched a slew of new initiatives.
Members of the inspectors general community say they are worried about the federal hiring freeze and what it could mean for OIGs efforts to combat waste, fraud and abuse.
Freedom of information advocates say the recent uptick in FOIA requests is due to a combination of current events and interest in the presidential transition. But the growing interest does mean an additional burden on already short-staffed FOIA offices.
Accountability, leadership support, strategic intent, and a sense of urgency are what one FOIA leader said are the keys to a successful information office.
Initial shock and online backlash after a handful of federal agencies were handed down communication directives has given way to backtracking and also encouragement for federal employees to stand up for open government and whistleblowing.
Linda McMahon, President Donald Trump’s pick for Small Business Administration leader, received bipartisan support during her confirmation hearing. McMahon promised to be an advocate for small businesses struggling to work with government agencies.
President Donald Trump brings to the White House years of experience in construction and building management, which has some wondering what that could mean for the federal real property ledger.
Officials and public gather at U.S. Capitol for inauguration of Donald Trump as 45th president.
Crowds haven’t chased Donald Trump into a hotel nor overrun the White House like they did in the 1829 inauguration of Andrew Jackson. But the election and transition have been heated. Now the new administration must get down to work. David Eagles, director of the Center for Presidential Transition at the Partnership for Public Service, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with some insight into the challenges beyond Day One.
A recently retired federal employee shares some wisdom and offers tips for the incoming crop of political appointees.
Nearly 1,300 members of the U.S. Air Force will support the ceremony and logistics for the 58th Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 20. The Air Force District of Washington gave members of the press a sneak peak of their rehearsals at Joint Base Andrews.
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz and Office of Government Ethics Director Walter Shaub are meeting on Monday to talk about recent comments about President-elect Trump and conflicts of interest.