Press Releases

Department of Education Truant in Disclosing Special Interests Influencing Its Leadership

Protect the Public’s Trust announced a transparency lawsuit against the Department of Education (ED) for records that could reveal special
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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 of Information
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Who’s Meeting with Secretary Mayorkas? DHS Doesn’t Want You to Know

Protect the Public’s Trust filed a federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
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A Year of Seeking Transparency

One year ago today, federal watchdog Protect the Public’s Trust submitted its first Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. The
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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 involves a
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Revolving Door Continues to Spin

Protect the Public’s Trust announced the addition of two new former lobbyists to its Ethics Waiver Tracker. The waivers to
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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 letter concerning
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Biden Budget Proposals Funnel Huge Sums to Organizations with Close Ties to Senior Officials

Protect the Public’s Trust raised concerns about unusual budget earmarks for two non-governmental organizations slated to receive more than three-quarters
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Did Jen Psaki Misuse Her Position to Help Her Future Employer? Watchdog Wants to Know

Protect the Public’s Trust requested an investigation into possible ethics violations by White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki. Ms. Psaki’s
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Concerns of Improper Gifts and Lack of Transparency over Secretary Haaland’s Wedding Sparks Litigation

Protect the Public’s Trust announced a federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit alleging the Department of the Interior has
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