Integrity significantly enhances the filing, review, and program management aspects of the executive branch public financial disclosure program.
A combination of data-entry tables and context-dependent questions helps filers to identify all of their reportable financial interests and to disclose those interests correctly.
Mitch Mc Connell (R-Kentucky), who wrote a letter of recommendation on his behalf to President George W. Established as part of the Office of Personnel Management by the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) became a separate agency on October 1, 1989, as a result of the passage of the Office of Government Ethics Reauthorization Act of 1988.
Striving to ensure that there is no conflict of interest in actions taken by Executive Branch employees, or any appearance of conflicts of interest, the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) works closely with every Executive Branch agency.
Each agency’s head has primary responsibility for the daily administration of ethics in his or her specific office, and also selects a Designated Agency Ethics Official (DAEO) through whom the OGE communicates on policies and regulatory changes, one-on-one and by issuing OGE Advisories (formerly DAEOgrams), memoranda providing guidance on how to interpret and comply with new or modified conflict of interest or standards of conduct regulations, or financial disclosure policies and procedures.
In addition, each department and agency is assigned an OGE desk officer who is responsible for providing assistance in maintaining Standards of Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch.
Posted: am ET Follow @Diplopundit Last month, the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) issued a legal advisory related to the SCOTUS ruling on bribery charges against former Virginia Governor Robert F. To recap, the former governor, and his wife, Maureen Mc Donnell, were indicted by the Federal Government on “honest services fraud and Hobbs Act extortion charges related to their acceptance of 5,000 in loans, gifts, and other benefits from Virginia businessman Jonnie Williams, while Governor Mc Donnell was in office.
The case was argued in the Supreme Court in April 2016, and SCOTUS decided on the case in June 2016 (see SCOTUS case here in PDF). Please refer to the Research tab on the issuer/entity page for the rating announcement.WELCOME TO THE OFFICE OF GLOBAL EDUCATION OGE facilitates undergraduate credit-bearing study abroad opportunities.“It cannot be a recusal requirement like the existing statute, we need our president to participate in everything,” Shaub said.“But you could have a rule that prohibited holding of assets and it would need to have plenty of reasonable exceptions.