Diverse Coalition Urges HHS to Reverse COVID-19 Data Reporting Requirement

Open The Government led a coalition of 27 organizations in urging Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar to rescind a directive to hospitals, hospital laboratories, and acute care   Read Full

OTG Releases 2019-2020 Impact Report

The year 2020 is already one for the history books. Across the country, people fear for their health and economic security, calls for a racial reckoning have taken on new   Read Full

Q & A with an accountability expert

Anita Desikan, research analyst, Union of Concerned Scientists You investigate the role of science in public policy, with emphasis on federal agencies, and political interference in the scientific rulemaking process.   Read Full

Openings in Openness*

Multiple Positions, Surveillance Technology Oversight ProjectMultiple positions, American Oversight *Check out the Open Government Jobs page for more openness and accountability jobs at Open The Government coalition partner organizations and   Read Full


Bipartisan House bill seeks financial relief for local newspapers through tax creditsAssociation of Alternative News Media, July 16, 2020Seattle Times White House: South Carolina in COVID-19 ‘red zone;’ Mask orders,   Read Full

Accountability 2021 Steering Committee Members

The Accountability 2021 Steering Committee guides the work of a larger coalition that is coalescing around and advocating for executive actions addressing open government; ethics; responsive government; truth-seekers and whistleblowers;   Read Full

Supreme Court’s decision on Trump’s taxes is a victory for rule of law, but the fight isn’t over

Note: The Supreme Court today ruled in favor of a New York prosecutor’s review of Trump’s personal financial records, but delayed a decision on congressional subpoenas for comprehensive personal and business   Read Full

Bill to ban facial recognition demands bipartisan support

Note: On the introduction of bicameral legislation banning federal entities from using facial recognition technology by Senators Markey and Merkley, and Reps. Jayapal, Pressley, Lisa Rosenberg, executive director of Open   Read Full

League of Women Voters’ CEO, Virginia Kase Joins Open The Government’s Steering Committee

Open The Government (OTG) is pleased to announce Virginia Kase is its newest steering committee member. Kase has served as the chief executive officer of League of Women Voters since   Read Full

Openings in Openness

Multiple positions, American Oversight Director of Communications, International Budget Partnership Multiple positions, Public Citizen   Read Full