OTG's Lisa Rosenberg on The Bill Press Show

December 6, 2017

Open the Government's Lisa Rosenberg was on The Bill Press Show today. She spoke about the problem of warrantless government surveillance. Lisa also discussed the FBI’s use of the new “Black Identity Extremist” (BIE) label, which has raised a number of accountability issues regarding the disproportionate impact it has on communities of color, religious minorities, and activists. You can check out the Bill Press Show daily at Billpressshow.com.

Open the Government Praises Congress for Removing Harmful Amendment that Would Further Militarize Police Departments

This Victory is a Good First Step in Ensuring Our Police Departments Don’t Look Like Platoons, Says OTG 

WASHINGTON – Open The Government, a leading advocate for transparency to promote government accountability, applauds the defeat of a dangerous provision in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would have made it easier for the military to transfer excess hardware to federal, state and local police departments.

Open The Government Supports Congresswoman Jackie Speier’s Calls for Accountability and Transparency of Sexual Harassment Settlements in Congress

The People Have a Right to Know When Their Tax Money is Used for a Sexual Harassment Slush Fund, Says OTG

WASHINGTON – Open The Government, a leading advocate for transparency to promote government accountability, praised Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) today for calling on more "accountability” and “transparency” in dealing with sexual harassment in Congress.