Scientific Coalition Letter on Aduhelm to HHS Inspector General

July 7, 2021 Christi Grimm, Acting Inspector General U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Washington, DC 20201 Dear Ms. Grimm: As organizations working to promote and protect science for the public good, we are writing to express our concern about the lack of scientific evidence to support the FDA’s recent accelerated approval of [...]

2021-07-12T16:46:11-04:00July 12th, 2021|Letter, Scientific Integrity|

Government Executive: Oversight Groups Express Concern About Future of the Housing Finance Agency IG Office

Oversight Groups Express Concern About Future of the Housing Finance Agency IG Office This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. Three nonprofit organizations are calling on President Biden to take action to restore confidence and morale at the Federal Housing Finance Agency inspector general office following the IG’s upcoming resignation. Last [...]

Just the News: Oversight groups urge Biden to nominate caretaker Federal Housing Finance Agency Inspector General

Oversight groups urge Biden to nominate caretaker Federal Housing Finance Agency Inspector General This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. Several watchdog groups sent a letter Wednesday to President Joe Biden asking him to nominate a caretaker to temporarily act as the Inspector General for the Federal Housing Finance Agency after [...]

Call For Investment In Border Welcoming Centers For Arriving Families

Alejandro Mayorkas Secretary U.S. Department of Homeland Security 3801 Nebraska Ave. NW Washington, D.C., 20016 Tae Johnson Acting Director U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement 500 12th St. SW Washington, D.C., 20536 June 21, 2021 Dear Secretary Mayorkas and Acting Director Johnson, The undersigned organizations write with concerns regarding U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) [...]

2021-07-09T13:59:38-04:00June 21st, 2021|Immigration, Letter|

Letter to Congress to Reject the Pentagon’s Request for FOIA Secrecy

The Honorable Jack Reed Chairman, Senate Armed Services Committee 728 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510   The Honorable Adam Smith Chairman, House Armed Services Committee 2264 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515   The Honorable James Inhofe Ranking Member, Senate Armed Services Committee 205 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 The [...]

2021-06-21T15:21:10-04:00June 21st, 2021|Letter, US Government|

Letter on DOJ Surveillance of Congress and Press

June 18, 2021 Dear Attorney General Garland, Chairman Nadler, Chairman Durbin, Ranking Member Jordan, and Ranking Member Grassley, The undersigned civil society organizations write to condemn the Department of Justice’s surveillance of Members of Congress, their staff, and their families, and urge the Congress to investigate this matter immediately as well as enact substantive reforms [...]

2021-06-21T14:33:07-04:00June 21st, 2021|Department of Justice, Letter|

Call For Investment In Border Welcoming Centers For Arriving Families

June 21, 2021 Dear Secretary Mayorkas and Acting Director Johnson, The undersigned organizations write with concerns regarding U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) custody programs involving families arriving at the U.S. Southern border. In March, ICE signed a short-term no-bid contract[1] with Family Endeavors (“Endeavors”) for 1,239 hotel beds and other related services.[2] The [...]

2021-06-21T14:13:15-04:00June 21st, 2021|Immigration, Letter|

Letter To Senate Rules Supporting Sens. Portman and Durbin’s Continuity Resolution

June 14, 2021Dear Chairwoman Klobuchar and Ranking Member Blunt:The undersigned organizations, from across the political spectrum and focusing on a wide range of issues, write to commend the bipartisan effort led by your colleagues, Senator Rob Portman and Senator Richard Durbin, on amending procedures to allow Senators to cast their votes outside of the Senate [...]

2021-06-14T13:11:37-04:00June 14th, 2021|Letter, US Government|

Letter To Senate Leadership Supporting Sens. Portman and Durbin’s Continuity Resolution

June 14, 2021 Dear Majority Leader Schumer and Minority Leader McConnell: We write to commend the bipartisan effort led by Senators Durbin and Portman to address the critical issue of maintaining continuity of the United States Senate in the event of an emergency. We urge the Senate to explore all appropriate avenues to address this [...]

2021-06-14T13:06:42-04:00June 14th, 2021|Letter, US Government|

Letter to Speaker Pelosi on Protecting Our Democracy Act

June 8, 2021 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker United States House of Representatives H-232, United States Capitol Washington, DC 20515 Dear Speaker Pelosi, We are a group of non-partisan organizations working together to protect our democracy. We are writing to thank you for your steadfast support for the Protecting Our Democracy Act, which would create [...]

2021-06-11T09:15:29-04:00June 9th, 2021|Democracy Protection Initiative, Letter|