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Posted byon June 18, 2010 at 1:34 PM EDT
A new Presidential Memorandum directs agencies in the Executive Branch not to appoint or re-appoint currently-registered federal lobbyists to advisory boards or commissions.
Posted byon June 16, 2010 at 2:40 PM EDT
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer lays out the case for the DISCLOSE Act moving through Congress, which addresses the Supreme Court decision opening the floodgates for corporate money in our elections.
Posted byon May 17, 2010 at 2:45 PM EDT
The President and Vice President release their 2009 financial disclosure reports disclosing their personal financial interests.
Posted byon May 7, 2010 at 4:50 PM EDT
In the interest of transparency, a limited waiver of the Ethics Pledge that was granted today to Robert Bauer, Counsel to the President is posted.
Posted byon May 1, 2010 at 6:00 AM EDT
As the President beats back lobbyists seeking to weaken Wall Street Reform, he talks about a recent Supreme Court decision that would vastly expand the influence of massive industries and their lobbyists in Washington -- and what he plans to do about it.
Posted byon April 30, 2010 at 8:00 PM EDT
Posted byon April 27, 2010 at 12:05 PM EDT
As part of the ongoing implementation of the Open Government Plans, Cabinet departments and other major agencies evaluate version 1.0 of their Plans against the requirements of the Open Government Directive.
Posted byon April 8, 2010 at 5:09 PM EDT
President Obama yesterday released the names of ten individuals whom he intends to appoint to the recently created Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues. The ten will join the previously named chair and vice chair in exploring bioethical issues anticipated to emerge from advances in biomedicine and related areas of science and technology.
Posted byon April 7, 2010 at 1:00 PM EDT
Federal departments and agencies are releasing their Open Government Plans today, marking yet another step in the Administration's commitment to openness and transparency.
Posted byon March 26, 2010 at 2:41 PM EDT
As part of his commitment to transparency, President Obama ordered that White House visitor records be released. Today, the White House releases more records, bringing the total number of records released over the quarter million mark.