The Ethics in Government Act of 1978 requires high-level federal officials to publicly disclose their personal financial interests. Neither the President nor the Vice President have any conflicts of interest, and their reports have been reviewed and certified by the independent Office of Government Ethics
As a lawyer, Rob Williams is welll versed in the art of fighting for justice. As director of the Migrant Farmworker Justice Project he stands in the gap for farmworkers threatened by obstacles to their success and fair treatment.
USDA is working closely with President Obama and Vice President Biden Campaign to Cut Waste to work on behalf of American taxpayers to protect the federal investment in SNAP and make sure the program is targeted towards those families who need it the most.
Today Presidential Memorandum calls for a large-scale transformation in how agencies maintain their records, which will save money, improve efficiency, promote openness, and increase both accuracy and transparency across the federal goverment.
President Obama discusses how the Open Government Partnership is transforming how governments serve their citizens in the 21st century, including tools like "We the People," coming soon to WhiteHouse.gov to allow Americans to directly petition the administration.
As part of President Obama's Campaign to Cut Waste and the Administration's overall commitment to improving customer service, we're taking a fresh look at how government information and services are delivered on the Internet
Aneesh Chopra, the U.S. Chief Technology Officer, and Cass Sunstein, the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, ask for your thoughts and ideas related to two of these key challenges – more effectively managing public resources and increasing corporate accountability.