OpenTheGovernment.org and several coalition partners signed on to a letter by the the Government Accountability Project (GAP) urging the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) to protect whistleblowers that expose waste, fraud and abuse during the IG audits. Read more »
78 good government advocates joined OpenTheGovernment.org and the National Taxpayers Union in sending a letter urging Congress to improve oversight and transparency of the financial bailout. Any credible solution to today's economic crisis must address one of the crisis' fundamental causes - corruption and other abuses of power sustained by secrecy. The signatories ask that Congress use its oversight authority to make the financial bailout more accountable to the American public, and its legislative authority to make it more transparent.
Download the letter or press release below.