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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


ICYMI

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


Openings in Openness

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


Reps. Porter, Speier, and Rooney Launch Bipartisan Effort to Ramp Up Accountability for the Pentagon

News From Congresswoman Katie Porter: Proposal would stop Defense Department from hiding public reports required by law and written at taxpayer expense   Read Full


Warren, Blumenthal, Coons, Jayapal, Sarbanes Officially Introduce the CORE Act

News from Senator Elizabeth Warren: Support for the legislation gains momentum with 57 organizations endorsing, 26 Members of Congress Joining as Co-Sponsors   Read Full


Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, Quigley Moves to Protect Public Access to Court Proceedings

News from Congressman Mike Quigley: legislation would authorize video and teleconferencing of judicial proceedings during the COVID-19 emergency period   Read Full


OTG Leads Sign-on Letter Calling for Stronger Transparency and Accountability in COVID-19 Legislative Response

Open The Government led a sign-on letter initiative calling on Congress to include strong transparency and accountability provisions in the next legislative response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While the CARES   Read Full


Statement on ICE’s secretive facial recognition searches and Clearview AI Data Breach

Open The Government, in collaboration with MuckRock, uncovered that a secretive company, Clearview AI, was scraping billions of publicly available photos from social media accounts and selling them to law   Read Full


Open Government “State of the Union” Honors Sunshine Week 2020

OTG’s Lisa Rosenberg will moderate an Open Government State of the Union in honor of Sunshine Week, the nation-wide celebration of access to public information that takes place every year around President James   Read Full