Post Archive by Month: May,2018

The days of congressional harassers leaving taxpayers to foot the bill are numbered

In response to the House Ethics Committee’s statement today on the personal accountability of members of Congress that leave office after having paid harassment settlements with taxpayer money, as well as reform of the Congressional Accountability Act, Issue One Executive Director Meredith McGehee issued the following comments: “Any time the House Ethics Committee chooses to enforce the ethics rules and

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Issue One’s ReFormers Caucus expands to all 50 states

The bipartisan ReFormers Caucus is proud to announce that it now includes members from all 50 states! Since its inception just three years ago, this group — former members of Congress, Cabinet officials and governors from both parties — has recruited 196 champions of reform who bring centuries of combined political experience to fix dysfunction in Washington. The ReFormers’ nationwide

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With the release of Russian Facebook ads, the debate is over: Congress must pass the Honest Ads Act

In response to the release of thousands of Russian Facebook ads to the American public, Issue One Executive Director Meredith McGehee issued the following statement: “If online ad disclosure requirements had been law, we would have already seen these ads in near real-time and that some were paid for in rubles. And law enforcement officials would have seen they were

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