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Hello, Is There Anybody in There?

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Ethics watchdog says Karine Jean-Pierre’s CNN journalist partner Suzanne Malveaux co

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Who’s Meeting with Secretary Mayorkas? DHS Doesn’t Want You to Know

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A Year of Seeking Transparency

Press Releases

Hello, Is There Anybody in There?

Hello, Is There Anybody in There?

Protect the Public’s Trust filed a transparency lawsuit against the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) over a Freedom

Who’s Meeting with Secretary Mayorkas? DHS Doesn’t Want You to Know

Who’s Meeting with Secretary Mayorkas? DHS Doesn’t Want…

Protect the Public’s Trust filed a federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Homeland

A Year of Seeking Transparency

A Year of Seeking Transparency

One year ago today, federal watchdog Protect the Public’s Trust submitted its first Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Office of Management and Budget’s Mismanagement of FOIA Prompts Lawsuit

Office of Management and Budget’s Mismanagement of FOIA…

Protect the Public’s Trust announced a transparency lawsuit against the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The suit

Revolving Door Continues to Spin

Revolving Door Continues to Spin

Protect the Public’s Trust announced the addition of two new former lobbyists to its Ethics Waiver Tracker. The

Snarky White House Response Emblematic of Ethics Indifference

Snarky White House Response Emblematic of Ethics Indifference

Protect the Public’s Trust reacted to the White House’s frivolous response to a reporter’s inquiry regarding the watchdog’s

Biden Budget Proposals Funnel Huge Sums to Organizations with Close Ties to Senior Officials

Biden Budget Proposals Funnel Huge Sums to Organizations…

Protect the Public’s Trust raised concerns about unusual budget earmarks for two non-governmental organizations slated to receive more

Did Jen Psaki Misuse Her Position to Help Her Future Employer? Watchdog Wants to Know

Did Jen Psaki Misuse Her Position to Help…

Protect the Public’s Trust requested an investigation into possible ethics violations by White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki.

Complaints

Did Jen Psaki Misuse Her Position to Help Her Future Employer? Watchdog Wants to Know

Did Jen Psaki Misuse Her Position to Help…

Protect the Public’s Trust requested an investigation into possible ethics violations by White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki.

CDC & NIH to the American People: You Can’t Handle the Truth!

CDC & NIH to the American People: You…

Protect the Public’s Trust announced additional activity involving alleged scientific integrity violations by federal health agencies. PPT filed

Watchdogs Seek IG Investigation into Secretary Haaland’s Top Counselor

Watchdogs Seek IG Investigation into Secretary Haaland’s Top…

Senior Counselor to the Secretary Potentially Misrepresented Former Client Relationships Today, Energy Policy Advocates (EPA) and Protect the

Watchdog Seeks Investigation of Possible Ethics Violations by Energy Secretary Granholm

Watchdog Seeks Investigation of Possible Ethics Violations by…

Protect the Public’s Trust (PPT), a federal watchdog group, filed a complaint today detailing allegations of ethical misconduct

PPT Red Flags Apparent Pattern of Ethical Misconduct among Senior DOI Officials

PPT Red Flags Apparent Pattern of Ethical Misconduct…

Protect the Public’s Trust alerted Department of the Interior (DOI) Solicitor Robert Anderson to multiple alleged ethical violations

PPT Files Hatch Act Complaint Against Energy Secretary Granholm

PPT Files Hatch Act Complaint Against Energy Secretary…

Appearance at campaign event in Virginia alleged to have crossed the line Today, Protect the Public’s Trust filed

Complaint Alleges Scientific Integrity Violations by Federal Health Officials

Complaint Alleges Scientific Integrity Violations by Federal Health…

Protect the Public’s Trust requested the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) investigate possible violations of the

Haaland’s New BLM Director Faces IG Complaint on Day One

Haaland’s New BLM Director Faces IG Complaint on…

Federal watchdog Protect the Public’s Trust submitted a complaint to the Inspector General (IG) of the US Department

Press Releases

May 12, 2022

Hello, Is There Anybody in There?

Protect the Public’s Trust filed a transparency lawsuit against the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) over a Freedom

May 5, 2022

Who’s Meeting with Secretary Mayorkas? DHS Doesn’t Want You to…

Protect the Public’s Trust filed a federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Homeland

May 3, 2022

A Year of Seeking Transparency

One year ago today, federal watchdog Protect the Public’s Trust submitted its first Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

April 28, 2022

Office of Management and Budget’s Mismanagement of FOIA Prompts Lawsuit

Protect the Public’s Trust announced a transparency lawsuit against the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The suit

April 26, 2022

Revolving Door Continues to Spin

Protect the Public’s Trust announced the addition of two new former lobbyists to its Ethics Waiver Tracker. The