Blog — Department of Defense
Starting in 2010, the White House required some agencies to create biannual open government plans. Along with a coalition of organizations, we are monitoring whether they have released their 2014 plans.
Here are the results so far:
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Despite the public's concern and requirements enacted by Congress, the Department of Defense still can't keep track of where former Pentagon brass go after serving. Read More ›
April 8, 2014 | Corporate, Ethics, Conflict of Interests, Federal Agencies, Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Department of the Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, US Army, Lobbying, Transparency
A newly acquired Defense Dept. database details just how close retiring Pentagon officials are to the defense industry. Read More ›
The campaign against Sen. Hagel's nomination is just one more reason why Congress must address the Supreme Court's disastrous Citizens United decision. Read More ›
January 29, 2013 | 501c Groups, Advertisements, Campaign Finance Reform, Federal Agencies, Department of Defense, Governance & Legislation, Citizens United, Organizations, American Future Fund, Pay to Play, Chuck Hagel, Sheldon Adelson
The revolving door phenomenon extends to the U.S. Coast Guard, which unlike other major government agencies, tracks the compensation of its retired officials. Read More ›
How can we be sure the Pentagon is receiving unbiased counsel from retired officials whose livelihoods now depends on maximizing profits for their new employers?
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November 20, 2012 | Corporate, Corruption, Ethics, Conflict of Interests, Federal Agencies, Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Department of the Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, US Army, Lobbying, News, Boston Globe, Melanie Sloan
Very little is known about the Pentagon's process for allowing departing staff to find employment with military contractors. Read More ›