Office of Government Ethics

Former Office of Government Ethics director Walter Shaub wants to see reforms to strengthen the office.

A federal ethics gadfly joins a non-profit where he can keep being a gadfly

Walter Shaub led the Office of Government Ethics for several years, now he’s joined an external gadfly, the Project on Government Oversight, where he’s…

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Office of Government Ethics has directions on who can bypass President Biden’s ethics pledge

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Ethics dos and don’ts for federal employees working through the pandemic

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House oversight committee approves ‘ban the box’ bill for agencies, contractors

The House Oversight and Reform Committee passed a bipartisan bill Tuesday that would “ban the box” and prohibit federal agencies and contractors from…

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Elijah Cummings

GAO urges more transparency of political appointments, compliance with agency ethics programs

On a the heels of Sunshine Week, a new study from the Government Accountability Office points to a variety of examples where agencies could improve compliance…

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Congressman takes aim at federal travel with series of bills

In today’s Federal Newscast, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-Ariz.) said he is on a “journey” to make sure federal agencies don’t abuse federal travel plans.

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