Ethics training is essential to ensuring uniformity in the application of ethics laws and policy. 2013 saw a significant expansion of OGE’s ethics education offerings.
OGE’s Conflict of Interest Prosecution Survey illustrates the high standard to which federal employees are held and the potential consequences for the few who violate the public’s trust.
This week I met with senior White House officials and agency
ethics leaders to discuss recent developments in the executive branch ethics
I am pleased to announce that the U.S. Office of Government Ethics has a new General Counsel. This morning, I administered the oath of office to David J. Apol.
One year ago, I was sworn in as Director of OGE, a “small agency with the big mission of making sure the public can have confidence in the government’s impartiality.” Looking back a year later, I am proud of the work that OGE accomplished in 2013.
This time of year has become a season for gift-giving and gift-getting. In the
federal workplace, the ethics rules prohibiting certain gifts do not take a
In the context of the Windsor
decision, OGE’s Director discusses one of the most important ways OGE serves
the executive branch ethics community – providing timely and accurate advice on
emerging issues affecting the ethics program.
The Office of Government Ethics celebrates the 35th anniversary of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, the law most directly
responsible for the executive branch ethics program as we know it.
OGE Director Walt Shaub (left) and other agency heads meet with President Obama and OMB Director Sylvia Burwell.
We have created this new feature so I can talk to you directly about the ethics program in the executive branch of the Federal government.