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GAO Urges Federal Government to Reveal Key Information on Political Appointees

Citing ProPublica’s Trump Town database, the watchdog agency recommended Congress consider legislation that would require the federal government to make many officials’ financial disclosures public.

Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, introduced the Senate version of the bill.

New Bill Aims to Protect Civil Servant Scientists From Undue Political Influence

Federal scientists are facing "increasing levels of censorship, research hindrances and misrepresentation of established facts," supporters say.

The High Cost of Undervaluing Older Talent

Older workers are far more influential than their younger colleagues.

President Donald Trump signs the first veto of his presidency in the Oval Office of the White House on Friday.

Danger Ahead In The Constitutional Standoff Over Trump’s Emergency Declaration

President Trump vetoed Congress' rejection of his emergency declaration. That brings the constitutional confrontation closer to the Supreme Court and a potentially destabilizing outcome.

Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget Russell Vought discusses President Trump's priorities during a press briefing on March 11 at the White House.

Fleshed-Out Trump Budget Would Cut $48.8 Billion in Program Spending

New documents reflect “aggressive set of actions to redefine” the role of government.

"Upholding basic ethical standards for our government should not be a partisan issue," said Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del.

White House Declines to Help GAO Review Appointee Ethics Disclosures

Watchdog review of Interior, HHS and Small Business Administration recommends legislation to strengthen transparency.

Ivanka Trump, center, talks with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, right, as her husband, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, looks on. The couple received security clearances despite objections from intelligence officials.

Move to Depoliticize Security Clearances Could Face Resistance

Reports of Trump overruling intel agencies raises longtime tensions between branches.

John F. Kennedy’s 1962 speech inspired the modern consumer rights movement

Consumer Rights Are Worthless Without Enforcement

There are basically two ways to enforce a consumer right: privately with a lawsuit or publicly via regulators.

Rep. Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y., is looking to stop the closures through legislation.

Democrats Look to Block Trump Administration From Closing Overseas Citizenship Services Offices

Lawmakers say the closings would disrupt key services, though agency promises a smooth transition.

NASA Could Go to the Moon Next Year

The agency is willing to ditch its own billion-dollar rocket in favor of a commercial one, to meet a very tight deadline.