What can we learn from the government's pandemic response?
How did agencies implement the vaccine mandates for federal employees and contractors, and how did they determine the process for exemptions?
Did federal employees take leave at similar levels before near-complete telework in federal government?
Did the government fairly allocate monoclonal antibodies, or were there inappropriate political influences?
Who benefited the most – connected insiders or the general public – from COVID relief programs?
What We're Doing
Watchdog seeks records on HHS Secretary Becerra’s recommendation for a COVID shot every two months
HHS has not released any scientific information on its new vaccine-timing recommendation, leaving America confused. December 12. 2022 (Washington, DC) – Today, the Functional Government
HHS refuses to provide records revealing if cloth masks work or not
Watchdog sues after agency sits on findings of cloth masks studies August 16, 2022 (Washington, DC) – Today, the Functional Government Initiative (FGI) announced transparency
22,000 Unvaccinated DHS Employees Sitting in Limbo, Documents Reveal
As the border crisis worsens, DHS’ posture on the COVID vaccine mandate may force a massive employee exodus July 6, 2022 (Washington DC) – The
Watchdog group: Oklahoma taxpayers should ‘ask tough questions’ on state COVID-19 spending
By David Beasley (Sooner State News) April 8, 2022 Oklahomans should “ask tough questions and demand transparency” from the administration of Gov. Kevin Stitt on
COVID aid program “invitation” to fraudsters, without even “minimal checks” – Federal Watchdog
March 31, 2022 (Washington DC) – Over a month ago, the Functional Government Initiative (FGI) announced a broad investigation into the federal government’s response to
FGI Seeks Records on Government’s Covid Response
The Functional Government Initiative (FGI) announced a broad investigation of the federal government’s response to COVID-19 and how that response impacts government operations and the lives of American citizens. FGI seeks to determine the foundation of decisions that have changed the operating posture of the government and, in some cases, may have weakened trust in some of its most important institutions.