For Immediate Release
CREW and Open-Government Advocates Urge Deficit Commission Transparency
WASHINGTON - Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) and 75
open-government advocates have sent a letter to the co-chairs of the
National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, also known as
the Deficit Commission, urging the body to conduct its work in a
transparent and accountable manner.
The Commission, created
by a February 18, 2010 executive order, begins work today on crafting
ways to reduce the federal deficit.
here to read the group's letter.
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting ethics and accountability in government and public life by targeting government officials -- regardless of party affiliation -- who sacrifice the common good to special interests. CREW advances its mission using a combination of research, litigation and media outreach.