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Public service is a public trust, requiring employees to place loyalty to the Constitution, the laws and ethical principles above private gain.
Dave Apol, General Counsel
Public Financial Disclosure: A Cornerstone of the Public Trust
This Legal Advisory explains new language in the ethics pledge that pertains to incoming appointees and memorializes OGE’s interpretation of language common to this ethics pledge and prior ethics pledges to reflect advice that OGE has provided in the past.
In this Program Advisory, OGE asks each agency to forward its annual letter stating whether its components that are currently designated should remain designated for purposes of 18 U.S.C. § 207(c). Any request to modify the existing list of components should be submitted in accordance with regulatory procedures.
Every day, government leaders make decisions that will have profound effects on the lives of their fellow citizens.
During this Public Service Recognition Week, I am grateful for each and all of the contributions, big and small, made by public servants to help our nation weather the Covid-19 pandemic.
This Program Advisory provides filing deadlines for the public financial disclosure reports of executive branch employees and procedures for the reports agencies are required to transmit to the U.S. Office of Government Ethics.
OGE helps ensure that the executive branch ethics community is ready and able to assist incoming administrations appoint senior government officials quickly and in compliance with ethics rules.
OGE developed this Guide as a resource for potential Senate-confirmed, Presidential nominees.
OGE has compiled the most pertinent laws under the jurisdiction of the executive branch ethics program as well as related statutes on which ethics officials are often called upon to provide advice to agency employees.
OGE is responsible for issuing and interpreting the Standards of Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch.
OGE provides professional development opportunities for executive branch ethics officials through its Institute for Ethics in Government.
OGE maintains a guide to assist filers and reviewers of public financial disclosure reports.
OGE developed Frequently Asked Questions on public financial disclosure reports to assist the public in understanding these reports and knowing when and how to access them.