The Transparency Caucus' Role
Transparency in government is crucial to our democracy because our government derives its power from the informed consent of the governed.
Jun 20, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Mike Quigley joined nearly 200 Members of Congress in filing a federal lawsuit against President Trump for violating one of the Constitution’s critical anti-corruption provisions: the Foreign Emoluments Clause.
Jun 12, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. Mike Quigley introduced the Communications Over Various Feeds Electronically for Engagement or “COVFEFE” Act.
May 15, 2017 Press Release
This month, Rep. Mike Quigley joined Rep. Leonard Lance in re-introducing bipartisan legislation to open Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports to the public.
Today, Rep. Mike Quigley joined U.S. Senators Tom Udall, Sheldon Whitehouse, Tom Carper, and Jack Reed in introducing the MAR-A-LAGO Act, a bicameral bill that requires the publication of visitor logs to the White House or any other location where President Trump regularly conducts official business, including various Trump Organization properties frequented by the president.
Mar 16, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Darrell Issa and Congressman Jared Polis released the following statements after introducing the Financial Transparency Act of 2017.
Feb 1, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. Mike Quigley along with Rep. Darrell Issa, hosted the first bipartisan Transparency Caucus briefing in the 115th Congress to discuss web harvesting and the preservation of government data.
Jan 24, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. Mike Quigley released the following statement after the Trump Administration halted external communication at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Jan 3, 2017 Press Release
Today, Rep. Mike Quigley released the following statement after House Republicans voted to cut powers of the independent Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE).
Today, Rep. Mike Quigley, along with Rep. Darrell Issa, hosted a bipartisan Transparency Caucus briefing to discuss the progress this Congress has made to address transparency issues, and outline the challenges still faced as policymakers work to bring greater transparency to the federal government in the 115th Congress.
Jul 14, 2016 Press Release
Today, Rep. Mike Quigley introduced a bipartisan bill to make all reports written for Congress by federal agencies available to the public.