The U.S. Chamber of Commerce spent an astounding $750,000 in the past week alone on ad buys for mainstream Republican candidates in four different races, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. and Senate hopeful Rep. Shelly Moore ...Continue reading
Today, the Obama administration released its second National Action Plan (NAP), the administration’s plan to promote transparency for the coming two years, produced as part of the international Open Government Partnership that the U.S. co-founded in 2011. The ...Continue reading
The Sunlight Foundation has filed a new Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for enterprise data inventories and data inventory schedules submitted by all agencies in response to OMB’s “Open Data ...Continue reading
House members need a low-cost way to get elected, that also increases their bargaining power to deal with special interests. We can achieve this today, through the Open Source Candidate pledge and ProxiCast voting technology. The Last Campaign Pledge A ...Continue reading
- The House Committee on Administration considered the Government Printing Office at a hearing this week. In addition to hearing that the GPO wants to change its name, the committee considered the organizations business practices and level of public ...
- Patriot Majority, a union-backed liberal "nonprofit", spent more than $23 million on politics last year. Despite touting themselves as a grassroots group, most of their money came from large donations, including one $6 million gift. (Public Integrity)
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On Thursday November 21st, Montgomery County, Maryland hosted an Open Data Town Hall to solicit feedback from citizens about what data they would like to see prioritized for release online under Montgomery County’s open data law.Continue reading
Today, the Knight Foundation, along with the data analytics firm Quid, released a fascinating analysis analyzing the financial investment in nonprofits and for-profit organizations that create civic technology apps and platforms through technology. If you include many of the new ...Continue reading