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Mar 16, 2018 11:00 AM

The Daily Caller Exclusive: GOP Leadership Is Going To Fund Sanctuary Cities

Republican leadership is going to fund sanctuary cities in the must-pass spending bill next week, giving Democrats a huge victory while simultaneously undercutting conservatives who put them in power, a senior GOP aide told The Daily Caller News Foundation.
Mar 16, 2018 10:20 AM

Real Clear Politics: The Bigger Battle Behind McCabe's Secret, Potential $1.9M FBI Pension

FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe has left the bureau under a cloud, but for him there’s a silver lining: his federal pension, which could provide him a lifetime payout of $1.9 million.
Mar 15, 2018 10:00 AM

Federal Soup: OPM Hides Salary Info on More Than 200k Feds

Lawmakers are questioning the Office of Personnel Management on why it has not revealed the salaries of more than 200,000 federal employees.
Mar 14, 2018 11:00 AM

Subscriber Special: Our Sunshine Week Fight

Sunshine isn't just a week – it's our right. It's time citizens demand it. March 11-17: Sunshine Week Across America! Citizens, journalists, and government watchdog groups demand open government and transparency.​
Mar 14, 2018 10:30 AM

Real Clear Politics: Three Steps Toward a More Transparent Government

It’s national Sunshine Week across America, sponsored by the American Society of News Editors. It’s a week for government watchdog groups like ours,, as well as journalists, to call for open government and transparency.
Mar 12, 2018 10:01 AM

FedSmith: Lawmakers Want to Know Why OPM is Suddenly Withholding Federal Employee Salary Data

Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-SC), Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, wants to know why federal employee salary information is suddenly being barred from release under the Freedom of Information Act.
Mar 07, 2018 10:01 AM

McClatchy: Salary Data About Federal Employees Is Being Hidden. Congress Is Not Pleased

The government’s personnel agency is hiding information about federal employees’ bonuses, overtime and cost of living adjustments. A powerful House committee wants to know why.
Mar 05, 2018 11:30 AM

Forbes: The 'Big Dogs' of Illinois Municipal Government 2017 Edition

144 employees at local units of government made more than $190,000 and out-earned every governor. In Illinois, these top-paid public employees work for municipalities, counties, health clinics, forest preserves, water, park, airport, and mass transit districts, and even some school districts.
Mar 05, 2018 09:10 AM

Subscriber Special: The 'Big Dogs' of Illinois Municipal Government

"Public service is literally defined as 'serving the people.' Today, however, our public servants have figured out how to serve themselves, gaming the system to line their pockets."
Feb 27, 2018 09:10 AM

Subscriber Special: Why Are Taxpayer-Funded Salaries a State Secret?

"With its newly minted excuses, the bureaucracy itself is trying to fight back against open government. We don’t think taxpayers, legislators or the president should allow them to get away with it."
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