On September 14, 2022, the Congressional Transparency Caucus held a panel discussion entitled What’s Next in Transparency Across the Federal Government.
Rep. Mike Quigley, co-chair of the Caucus and Chair of the Financial Services Appropriations Subcommittee, gave opening remarks, followed by Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Chair of the House Oversight Committee.
Rep. Quigley explained how, for many Americans, seeing is believing, and the importance of transparency to make sure their government is working for them. He focused on several key initiatives including Supreme Court transparency.
Rep. Maloney underscores the importance of federal transparency and highlight the upcoming floor vote on Whistleblower Protection Improvement Act.
The panelists included:
- Daniel Schuman, policy director, Demand Progress Education Fund. His remarks focused on transparency in the Legislative branch.
- Liz Hempowicz, policy director, Project on Government Oversight. Her remarks concerned transparency in the Executive branch.
- Mike Lissner, executive director, Free Law Project. His remarks regarded transparency in the Judicial branch.
- Katherine Tully-McManus, reporter, Politico, moderated the conversation.